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That dark and bloody river : chronicles of the Ohio River Valley / Allan W. Eckert.

Eckert, Allan W., (author.).

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  • 40 of 41 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780553094480
  • ISBN: 0553094483
  • Physical Description: lxvii, 810 pages (hardcover) : maps ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Bantam Books, a division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc., [1995]

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General Note: Maps on lining papers.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [769]-780) and index (pages 781-810).
Summary, etc.: Eckert stands on an uncommon ground between academic and popular writers. His use of the "hidden dialog" as a means of writing history had been termed "documentary fiction." Here, he takes on the long and varied history of the Ohio River valley, engendered by indigenous Americans and settlers from European powers -- French, Dutch, English, and Spanish. Eckert introduces a considerable number of Indians into the Ohio environment, utilizing a variety of fascinating primary resources to tell the history of the region and its people from 1768 to 1795. The final product, readable and rich in history, nevertheless will create problems for the historian and concern for the general reader. Those looking for a thorough history of the valley will be disappointed, and book selectors need to be aware of the type of history this book represents.
Subject: Ohio River Valley > History > To 1795.
HISTORY / General.

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