The Yamasee War

The Yamasee War
Publisher U of Nebraska Press
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Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 323
ISBN 9780803237445
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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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.

The Yamasee War
  • Author : William L. Ramsey
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2008

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

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The Yamasee Indians
  • Author : Denise I. Bossy
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2018-11

The Yamasee Indians are best known for their involvement in the Indian slave trade and the eighteenth-century war (1715–54) that took their name. Yet, their significance in colonial history is far larger than that. Denise I. Bossy brings together archaeologists of South Carolina and Florida with historians of the Native South,

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The Yamasee Indians
  • Author : Denise I. Bossy
  • Publisher : University of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2018-11-01

The Yamasee Indians are best known for their involvement in the Indian slave trade and the eighteenth-century war (1715–54) that took their name. Yet, their significance in colonial history is far larger than that. Denise I. Bossy brings together archaeologists of South Carolina and Florida with historians of the Native South,

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A Colonial Complex
  • Author : Steven J. Oatis
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2004

In 1715 the upstart British colony of South Carolina was nearly destroyed in an unexpected conflict with many of its Indian neighbors, most notably the Yamasees, a group whose sovereignty had become increasingly threatened. The South Carolina militia retaliated repeatedly until, by 1717, the Yamasees were nearly annihilated, and their survivors fled

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Chiefdoms  Collapse  and Coalescence in the Early American South
  • Author : Robin Beck
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-06-24

This book provides a new conceptual framework for understanding how the Indian nations of the early American South emerged from the ruins of a precolonial, Mississippian world. A broad regional synthesis that ranges over much of the Eastern Woodlands, its focus is on the Indians of the Carolina Piedmont -

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Mapping the Mississippian Shatter Zone
  • Author : Robbie Franklyn Ethridge,Sheri Marie Shuck-Hall
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2009

During the two centuries following European contact, the world of late prehistoric Mississippian chiefdoms collapsed and Native communities there fragmented, migrated, coalesced, and reorganized into new and often quite different societies. The editors of this volume, Robbie Ethridge and Sheri M. Shuck-Hall, argue that such a period and region of

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The Indian Slave Trade
  • Author : Alan Gallay
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2008-10-01

This prize-winning book is the first ever to focus on the traffic in Indian slaves in the American South. For decades the Indian slave trade linked southern lives and created a whirlwind of violence and profit-making. Alan Gallay documents in vivid detail the operation of the slave trade, the processes

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 A Great Matter to Tell
  • Author : David Timothy Rayson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996

Read online A Great Matter to Tell written by David Timothy Rayson, published by which was released on 1996. Download full A Great Matter to Tell Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The Yemassee
  • Author : William Gilmore Simms
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1835

Read online The Yemassee written by William Gilmore Simms, published by which was released on 1835. Download full The Yemassee Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The Lives in Objects
  • Author : Jessica Yirush Stern
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release Date : 2016-12-22

In The Lives in Objects, Jessica Yirush Stern presents a thoroughly researched and engaging study of the deerskin trade in the colonial Southeast, equally attentive to British American and Southeastern Indian cultures of production, distribution, and consumption. Stern upends the long-standing assertion that Native Americans were solely gift givers and

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American Indians
  • Author : Harvey Markowitz
  • Publisher : Salem PressInc
  • Release Date : 1995

This fully illustrated reference work examines American Indian history and culture during the formation of the US and Canada, and the history and customs of their presence on the North American continent dating back to ancient times. 1,129 topics detail personages, tribes, art and architecture, organizations, historical events, cultural traditions, religion,

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The Native American World Beyond Apalachee
  • Author : John H. Hann
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006

This is the first book-length study to use Spanish language sources in documenting the original Indian inhabitants of West Florida who, from the late 16th century to the 1740s, lived to the west and the north of the Apalachee. Previous authors who studied the forebears of Creeks and Seminoles from

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Indian Slavery in Colonial America
  • Author : Alan Gallay
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2009

European enslavement of American Indians began with Christopher Columbus?s arrival in the New World. The slave trade expanded with European colonies, and though African slave labor filled many needs, huge numbers of America?s indigenous peoples continued to be captured and forced to work as slaves. Although central to

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Slavery in Indian Country
  • Author : Christina Snyder
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2012

Slavery existed in North America long before the first Africans arrived at Jamestown in 1619. For centuries, from the pre-Columbian era through the 1840s, Native Americans took prisoners of war and killed, adopted, or enslaved them. Christina Snyder's pathbreaking book takes a familiar setting for bondage, the American South, and places

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This Torrent of Indians
  • Author : Larry E. Ivers
  • Publisher : Univ of South Carolina Press
  • Release Date : 2016-02-23

The southern frontier could be a cruel and unforgiving place during the early eighteenth century. The British colony of South Carolina was in proximity and traded with several Native American groups. The economic and military relationships between the colonialists and natives were always filled with tension but the Good Friday 1715

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