The Yamasee War
|Author||William L. Ramsey|
|Publisher||U of Nebraska Press|
|Release Date||21 June 2021|
|Category||Biography & Autobiography|
|Rating||4/5 from 21 reviews|
The Yamasee War was a violent and bloody conflict between southeastern American Indian tribes and English colonists in South Carolina from 1715 to 1718. Ramsey's discussion of the war itself goes far beyond the coastal conflicts between Yamasees and Carolinians, however, and evaluates the regional diplomatic issues that drew Indian nations as far distant as the Choctaws in modern-day Mississippi into a far-flung anti-English alliance. In tracing the decline of Indian slavery within South Carolina during and after the war, the book reveals the shift in white racial ideology that responded to wa.