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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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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Guthrie Memorial Library: Hanover's Public Library Adults 970.2 CAL Nonfiction (Text) 34007002432875 Adult Area New Checked Out 07/06/2021
  Plated 2021: In Memory of Stewart C. Shutts
Mason-Dixon Public Library Adults 973 CAL Nonfiction (Text) 34262000841334 Main Room New Checked Out 06/25/2021
  Plated 2021: Donated from the Estate of George F. Kauffman, York, Pennsylvania

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  • ISBN: 0197547656
  • ISBN: 9780197547656
  • 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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" ... 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 -- primarly 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.
Atlantic Coast (U.S.) > Description and travel.
City and town life > Atlantic Coast (U.S.) > History > 18th century.
Indians, Treatment of > Atlantic Coast (U.S.) > History > 18th century.
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