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A brutal reckoning : Andrew Jackson, the Creek Indians, and the epic war for the American South / Peter Cozzens.

Summary:

"From acclaimed historian Peter Cozzens, the pivotal struggle between the Creek Indians and an insatiable United States for control over the Deep South."-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525659457
  • ISBN: 0525659455
  • ISBN: 9780593082706
  • ISBN: 0593082702
  • Physical Description: xxii, 434 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2023.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf" -- Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-417) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
From the ashes of the Entrada -- A rope of sand -- Between three fires -- The sweets of civilization -- The hungry years -- Rise of the Red Sticks -- Civil war -- Stark mad -- Terror in the Tensaw -- The emergency of Old Hickory -- Invasion of the Tennesseans -- The Red Sticks resilient -- All we lack is powder and lead -- Tennesseans to the rear -- Jackson courts disaster -- A slow, laborious slaughter -- An elusive peace -- Betrayal at Fort Jackson -- A scalp for a scalp -- Shades of genocide.
Subject: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 > Military leadership.
Creek War, 1813-1814.
Creek War, 1813-1814 > Campaigns.
Creek Indians > Southern States > History > 19th century.
Creek Indians > Southern States > History.
Indians, Treatment of > Southern States.
United States > Territorial expansion.
Genre: Biographies.

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  • 33 of 37 copies available at NC Cardinal.
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Fontana Regional Library. (Show)

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