By Theda Perdue
Though they communicate numerous various languages and set up themselves into many designated tribes, the local American peoples of the Southeast percentage a fancy historical tradition and a tumultuous historical past. This quantity examines and synthesizes their heritage via each one of its vital levels: the advanced and complicated societies that emerged and flourished within the Pre-Columbian interval; the triple curse of disorder, fiscal dependency, and political instability introduced by means of the ecu invasion; the position of local american citizens within the inter-colonial struggles for keep an eye on of the zone; the removing of the "Five Civilized Tribes" to Oklahoma; the demanding situations and diversifications of the post-removal interval; and the creativity and patience of these who remained within the Southeast.
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