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Tohopeka [electronic resource] : Rethinking the Creek War and the War of 1812 / edited by Kathryn E. Holland Braund.

Publication:
Tuscalosa, AL : University of Alabama Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (337 p.)
Subjects:
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1812-1815.
Creek War, 1813-1814.
United States -- History -- War of 1812.
Horseshoe Bend, Battle of, Ala., 1814.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Tohopeka contains a variety of perspectives and uses a wide arrayof evidence and approaches, from scrutiny of cultural and religious practices to literary and linguistic analysis, to illuminate this troubled period. Almost two hundred years ago, the territory that would become Alabama was both ancient homeland and new frontier where a complex network of allegiances and agendas was playing out. The fabric of that network stretched and frayed as the Creek Civil War of 1813-14 pitted a faction of the Creek nation known as Red Sticks against those Creeks wh
Contents:
Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword: A Deliberate Passion - Marianne Mills; Preface - Jay Lamar; Acknowledgments; Introduction - Kathryn E. Holland Braund; 1. Causalities and Consequences of the Creek War: A Modern Creek Perspective - Robert G. Thrower; 2. Thinking outside the Circle: Tecumseh's 1811 Mission - Gregory Evans Dowd; 3. "A Packet from Canada": Telling Conspiracy Stories on the 1813 Creek Frontier - Robert P. Collins; 4. Red Sticks - Kathryn E. Holland Braund; 5. Before Horseshoe: Andrew Jackson's Campaigns in the Creek War Prior to Horseshoe Bend - Tom Kanon
6. Cherokees in the Creek War: A Band of Brothers - Susan M. Abram7. Horseshoe Bend: A Living Memorial - Ove Jensen; 8. Fort Jackson and the Aftermath - Gregory A. Waselkov; 9. "We Bleed Our Enemies in Such Cases to Give Them Their Senses": Americans' Unrelenting Wars on the Indians of the Trans-Appalachian West, 1810-1814 - John E. Grenier; 10. "Where All Behave Well": Fort Bowyer and the War on the Gulf,1814-1815 - David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler; 11. Archaeology, Geography, and the Creek War in Alabama - Craig T. Sheldon Jr.
12. Digging Twice: Camps and Historical Sites Associated with the Warof 1812 and the Creek War of 1813-1814 - James W. ParkerAfterword: The Western Muscogee (Creek) Perspective - Ted Isham; Appendix I: Current Preservation Status of Major Creek War / War of 1812 Sites in Alabama; Appendix 2: Known and Potential Archaeological Sites in Alabama; Bibliography; Contributors; Index
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"A Pebble Hill Book."
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Braund, Kathryn E. Holland, 1955-
ISBN:
0-8173-8615-7
OCLC:
809411101
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