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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.
©2008 Timothy J. Shannon; (P)2008 Recorded Books, LLC

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This is a nice balanced presentation of history. It explores the "Good,Bad,and Ugly" on both sides. If you're looking for the usual junk history of good Native American and bad white European, don't bother with this book. You'll find that there's plenty of shame to go around.

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