New Worlds of Violence: Cultures and Conquests in the Early American Southeast

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From the early 1500s to the mid-1700s, the American Southeast was the scene of continuous tumult as European powers vied for dominance in the region while waging war on Native American communities. Yet even before Hernando de Soto landed his expeditionary force on the Gulf shores of Florida, Native Americans had created their own "cultures of violence" sets of ideas about when it was appropriate to use violence and what sorts of violence were appropriate to a given situation. In New Worlds of Violence , Matthew Jennings ...

New Worlds of Violence: Cultures and Conquests in the Early American Southeast 2011, University of Tennessee Press

ISBN-13: 9781572337565

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