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A New Order of Things: Property, Power, and the Transformation of the Creek Indians, 1733 1816
by Claudio Saunt

    Publication Date: Sep 12, 1999
    List Price: $29.99
    Format: Paperback, 314 pages
    Classification: Nonfiction
    ISBN13: 9780521669436
    Imprint: Cambridge University Press
    Publisher: Cambridge University Press
    Parent Company: Cambridge University
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    Claudio Saunt vividly depicts a dramatic transformation in the eighteenth century that overturned the world of the powerful and numerous Creek Indians and forever changed the Deep South. As the Creeks amassed a fortune in cattle and slaves, new property fostered a new possessiveness, and government by coercion bred confrontation. A New Order of Things is the first book to chronicle this decisive transformation in America’s early history, a transformation that left deep divisions between the wealthy and poor, powerful and powerless.



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