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A new order of things [electronic resource] : property, power, and the transformation of the Creek Indians, 1733-1816 / Claudio Saunt.

By: Saunt, Claudio.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge studies in North American Indian history: Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 298 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 051104058X (electronic bk.); 9780511040580 (electronic bk.); 0521660432 hb; 9780521660433 hb; 052166943X pb; 9780521669436 pb; 0511048505 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511048500 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 0511117892 (electronic bk.); 9780511117893 (electronic bk.); 9780511511554 (electronic bk.); 0511511558 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Creek Indians -- History | Creek Indians -- Cultural assimilation | HISTORY -- State & Local | Creek | Sociaal-economische verandering | Creek (Indiens) -- Conditions sociales -- 18e si�ecle | Creek (Indiens) -- Acculturation | Assimilation <Soziologie> | Soziales System | CreekGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: New order of things.DDC classification: 975/.004973 Other classification: 15.85 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations and maps; Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Fair persuasions: Power among the Creeks; 2 "Martial virtue, and not riches": The Creek relationship to property; 3 Alexander McGillivray: Mestizo yet Indian; 4 Forging a social compact; 5 Blacks in Creek country; 6 New roles for women and warriors; 7 Creating a country of laws and property; 8 The power of writing; 9 The hungry years; 10 Seminole resistance; 11 The Redstick War; 12 The Negro Fort; Index;
Summary: As the Creek Indians amassed a fortune in cattle and slaves, new property fostered a new possessiveness, and government by coercion bred confrontation. A New Order of Things is the first book to chronicle this decisive transformation which left deep divisions between the wealthy and poor, powerful and powerless.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations and maps; Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Fair persuasions: Power among the Creeks; 2 "Martial virtue, and not riches": The Creek relationship to property; 3 Alexander McGillivray: Mestizo yet Indian; 4 Forging a social compact; 5 Blacks in Creek country; 6 New roles for women and warriors; 7 Creating a country of laws and property; 8 The power of writing; 9 The hungry years; 10 Seminole resistance; 11 The Redstick War; 12 The Negro Fort; Index;

As the Creek Indians amassed a fortune in cattle and slaves, new property fostered a new possessiveness, and government by coercion bred confrontation. A New Order of Things is the first book to chronicle this decisive transformation which left deep divisions between the wealthy and poor, powerful and powerless.

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A new order of things by Saunt, Claudio. ©1999
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