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Spirited Resistance The North American Indian Struggle for Unity, 1745-1815

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ISBN-10: 0801846099

ISBN-13: 9780801846090

Edition: 1991 (Reprint)

Authors: Gregory Evans Dowd

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In the early 1800s, when once-powerful North American Indian peoples were being driven west across the Mississippi, a Shawnee prophet collapsed into a deep sleep. When he awoke, he told friends and family of his ascension to Indian heaven, where his grandfather had given him a warning: "Beware of the religion of the white man: every Indian who embraces it is obliged to take the road to the white man's heaven; and yet no red man is permitted to enter there, but will have to wander about forever without a resting place." The events leading to this vision are the subject of A Spirited Resistance, the poignant story of the Indian movement to challenge Anglo-American expansionism. Departing…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 3/1/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.61" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Preface And Acknowledgments
Introduction
Power
The Indians' Great Awakening, 1745-1775
Revolutionary Alliances, 1775-1783
Neutrality, A World Too Narrow, 1775-1781
A Spirit of Unity, 1783-1794
Republican Interlude
Renewing Sacred Power in the North
Conflict in the South
Renewing Sacred Power in the South
Afterword: A Conflict of Memory
Abbreviations
Notes
Index