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The Invention of the Creek Nation, 1670-1763
by Steven Hahn
Drawing on archaeological evidence and utilizing often neglected Spanish source material, The Invention of the Creek Nation, 1670–1763, explores the political history of the Creek Indians of Georgia and Alabama and the emergence of the Creek Nation during the colonial era in the American Southeast. In part a study of Creek foreign relations, this book examines the creation ...more
Hardcover, 340 pages
Published July 1st 2004 by University of Nebraska Press
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The Invention of the Creek Nation by Steven Hahn is an excellent look into what has traditionally been defined as the Creek Confederacy. Hahn takes issue with this gross misnomer and tries to sort out to the extent that the Creek nation as defined by the British ever existed. It is a superb look at the internal politics and international relations of the time through the eyes of colonial records of the three European powers. The end result of this investigations shows a fractured political unit ...more
Steven Hahn is the Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor in American History at the University of Pennsylvania.More about Steven Hahn...