Separate peoples, one land: the minds of Cherokees, Blacks, and Whites on the Tennessee frontier

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University of North Carolina Press, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 324 pages
Exploring the mental worlds of the major groups interacting in a borderland setting, Cynthia Cumfer offers a broad, multiracial intellectual and cultural history of the Tennessee frontier in the Revolutionary and early national periods, leading up to the era of rapid westward expansion and Cherokee removal. Attentive to the complexities of race, gender, class, and spirituality, Cumfer offers a rare glimpse into the cultural logic of Native American, African American, and Euro-American men and women as contact with one another powerfully transformed their ideas about themselves and the territory they came to share.

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Diplomatic Relations
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CHAPTER
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CHAPTER THREE
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About the author (2007)

Cynthia Cumfer is an attorney and independent scholar in Portland, Oregon.

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