The four deaths of Acorn Whistler : telling stories in colonial America /

Analyzes competing accounts of the events surrounding the death of a Creek Indian executed in 1752 for murdering five Cherokee men after war broke out between the tribes. The multiple narratives tell competing versions of why Whistler had to die and what his death meant, each revealing the agendas o...

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Main Author: Piker, Joshua Aaron.
Format: Book
Published:Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2013.
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Northern Illinois University

Location: NIU--Main Collection--Founders Library

Call Number: E99.C9 A28 2013
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