Iroquois Diplomacy on the Early American Frontier

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Product Number: Z2128
Released: Mar 28, 2011
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ISBN: #9781456105884
Narrator/s: George Wilson
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Distinguished history professor and author Timothy J. Shannon is a recognized expert on the Indians of colonial America. In this concise study of Iroquois diplomacy, Shannon paints a vivid picture of the American frontier's most successful Indian confederacy. This enlightening narrative explores the shrewd, sometimes treacherous, tactics the Iroquois used to withstand the juggernaut of colonization.

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Iroquois Diplomacy on the Early American Frontier
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Author(s): Timothy J. Shannon
Narrator(s): George Wilson
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Genre: History
Product Number C4630
Released: Aug 26, 2008
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ISBN: #9781436123778
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Author(s): Timothy J. Shannon
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Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: #9781440632655

Professional reviews

"Opening with the story of "four Indian kings" who were royally entertained in London, Timothy J. Shannon details relations between the Iroquois nations and Europeans who came to America to live and trade. George Wilson's reading is reminiscent of an entertaining college lecture. It especially comes alive as he describes the Iroquois penchant for selling land they didn't own, British condescension, and quirks of diplomacy. Listeners also learn about Iroquois towns, their style of consensus building, and the shift in relations once the United States was formed. While the scholarly tone might put off some at first, Shannon's writing ultimately proves fascinating as it shows how dealings with the Iroquois shaped our nation's early history. J.A.S. (c) AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine"

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