White Savage: William Johnson and the Invention of America

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A dramatic, exciting and tragic book about the Irish fur trapper who held the fate of America and the British Empire in his hands. William Johnson began life as a poor Irish Catholic peasant. After converting to Protestantism, he emigrated to America where he became the leading fur trader in the British colony and one of its richest men. He also 'went native,' marrying an Indian woman and adopting the religion of her tribe, the Iroquois. When war broke out between the French and English - what we now know as the 7 Years War ...

White Savage: William Johnson and the Invention of America 2009, Excelsior Editions/State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9781438427584

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White Savage: William Johnson and the Invention of America 2005, Farrar Straus Giroux

ISBN-13: 9780374281281

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White Savage: William Johnson and the Invention of America 2005, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571218400

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