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The Indians' New World: Catawbas and Their Neighbors from European Contact through the Era of Removal

James H. Merrell

Abstract

This book follows the Catawbas from their first contact with Europeans in the sixteenth century until they carved out a place in the American republic three centuries later. It is a story of Native agency, creativity, resilience, and endurance. Upon its original publication in 1989, this book's history of Catawbas and their neighbors in the southern piedmont helped signal a new direction in the study of Native Americans, serving as a model for their reintegration into American history. The Introduction recalls the book's origins and considers its place in the field of early American history in ... More

Keywords: Catawbas, American republic, reintegration, southern piedmont, American history, Native American history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780807834039
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807838693_Merrell

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James H. Merrell, author