Forgotten allies : the Oneida Indians and the American revolution /
|Published:||New York : Hill and Wang, 2006.|
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|Main Author:||Glatthaar, Joseph T., 1956-|
Combining compelling narrative and grand historical sweep, "Forgotten Allies "offers a vivid account of the Oneida Indians, forgotten heroes of the American Revolution who risked their homeland, their culture, and their lives to join in a war that gave birth to a new nation at the expense of their own. Revealing for the first time the full sacrifice of the Oneidas in securing independence, "Forgotten Allies "offers poignant insights about Oneida culture and how it changed and adjusted in the wake of nearly two centuries of contact with European-American colonists. It depicts the resolve of an Indian nation that fought alongside the revolutionaries as their valuable allies, only to be erased from America' s collective historical memory. Beautifully written, "Forgotten Allies "recaptures these lost memories and makes certain that the Oneidas' incredible story is finally told in its entirety, thereby deepening and enriching our understanding of the American experience.
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|Physical Description:||434 p.,  p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.|
|Bibliography:||Includes bibliographical references (p. -403) and index.|
|ISBN:||0809046016 (hardcover : alk. paper)|