A Country Between: The Upper Ohio Valley and Its Peoples, 1724-1774

Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 1992-07-28
Publisher(s): Univ of Nebraska Pr
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The Ohio Country in the eighteenth century was a zone of international strife, and the Delawares, Shawnees, Iroquois, and other natives who had taken refuge there were caught between the territorial ambitions of the French and British.A Country Betweenis unique in assuming the perspective of the Indians who struggled to maintain their autonomy in a geographical tinderbox.

Author Biography

Michael N. McConnell is an associate professor of history at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Maps
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction 1(4)
1 Native Pioneers
2 The Indians at "Allegeney"
3 Allegheny Crossroads
4 Warriors from "Ohio"
5 "A Country Between"
6 A High Wind Rising
7 Adjustment and Accommodation
8 "We Thought Your King Had Made Peace with Us": Defensive War
9 The Ohio Indians' World
10 The Struggle for Sovereignty
11 "A War Will Be Inevitable"
Conclusion: After Dunmore 280(3)
Notes 283(46)
Bibliography 329(17)
Index 346

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