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The Warrior-Diplomat: Ostenaco of the Appalachians

Kate Fullagar

in The Warrior, the Voyager, and the Artist: Three Lives in an Age of Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243062
eISBN:
9780300249279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243062.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

A narrative of the first half of Ostenaco’s life, it tells the story of the Cherokees from their first encounters with Europeans to the deadly Anglo-Cherokee War of 1760-61. Ostenaco’s life ... More


Home to a New World: Ostenaco’s American Revolution

Kate Fullagar

in The Warrior, the Voyager, and the Artist: Three Lives in an Age of Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243062
eISBN:
9780300249279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243062.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In late 1762, Ostenaco returns to a changing Appalachia. The chapter narrates the second half of his life, detailing his adventures with home life, war, land cession, and much else. The year 1763 ... More


Freedom

Tiya Miles

in Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285637
eISBN:
9780520961029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285637.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces the rebuilding of communities by the Shoeboots and other Cherokee families in the West, and the eventual disruption of the American Civil War that decimated Cherokee towns even ... More


Introduction

Tiya Miles

in Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285637
eISBN:
9780520961029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285637.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter explains that writing history consists of arranging elements into storylines, and that constructing a storyline for the history of an Afro-Cherokee family in the contexts of ... More


Settling Chattanooga: Race, Property, and Cherokee Dispossession

Courtney Elizabeth Knapp

in Constructing the Dynamo of Dixie: Race, Urban Planning, and Cosmopolitanism in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469637273
eISBN:
9781469637297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637273.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 1 charts the historical relationship between Native dispossession and early city planning and development in downtown Chattanooga, to understand more deeply the complex relationship that many ... More


The Warrior, the Voyager, and the Artist: Three Lives in an Age of Empire

Kate Fullagar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243062
eISBN:
9780300249279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243062.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Today, the portrait of the Pacific Islander, Mai, painted by Joshua Reynolds is world-renowned as a symbol of empire and of the eighteenth century. But Reynolds painted other visitors from the New ... More


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