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"The chiefs now in this city" : Indians and the urban frontier in early America / Colin G. Calloway.

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  • 1 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley 970.2 CALLOWAY COLIN (Text) 30402004807543 NEW NON-FICTION Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 970.2 CAL (Text) 31951004605082 2nd Floor - New Arrivals In process -
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  • ISBN: 9780197547656
  • ISBN: 0197547656
  • Physical Description: xiv, 265 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map, portraits ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2021]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-246) and index.
Summary, etc.:
" ... A large number of Native leaders were well acquainted with city life. In fact, over the course of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries they were in town often, regularly traveling to Albany, Boston, Charleston, Philadelphia, Montreal, Quebec, New York and New Orleans -- primarily to conduct diplomatic or trade business, but often from a sense of curiosity and adventure. Some were even tourists ... Based on primary accounts, Calloway's book illuminates in words and pictures what Native visitors to these cities both saw and how they were seen ..."--Inside jacket flap.
Subject: Indians of North America > Kings and rulers > Travel > Atlantic Coast (U.S.)
Indians of North America > Kings and rulers > History > 18th century.
City and town life > Atlantic Coast (U.S.) > History > 18th century.
Indians, Treatment of > Atlantic Coast (U.S.) > History > 18th century.
Atlantic Coast (U.S.) > Description and travel.

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