The History of the American Indians

The History of the American Indians

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opportunity to record, compare, and analyze their cultures and traditions." "Adair's written work, first published in England in 1775, is considered one of the finest histories of the Native Americans. His observations provide one of the earliest and what many modern scholars regard as the best account of southeastern Indian cultures."--BOOK JACKET.
"James Adair was an Englishman who lived and traded among the southeastern Indians for more than 30 years, from 1735 to 1768. During that time he covered the territory from the Appalachian Mountains to the Mississippi River. He encountered and lived among Indians, advised governors, spent time with settlers, and worked tirelessly for the expansion of British interests against the French and the Spanish. Adair's acceptance by the Creeks, Choctaws, Cherokees, and Chickasaws provided him the
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2005
ISBN: 0817313931 (cloth : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 973.25 ADA
Characteristics: xiv, 589 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Braund, Kathryn E. Holland 1955-

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