Black Frontiersman by Theodore D. Harris

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Published by Texas Christian University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Military,
  • People of Color

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8089324M
ISBN 100875652824
ISBN 109780875652825

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Leading off with anthropologist Herskovits' discovery that one-fourth of 1, Negroes interviewed were of partial Indian ancestry, Mr. Heard proceeds, in the first chapter, with an interpretive summary of red-black relations from the first contacts to the last Indian roundup, taking note of local variations determined largely (the author avers) by white attitudes.

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Although Flipper's years on the western frontier have been well documented by historians, this revised and updated volume of Theodore D. Harris' Negro Frontiersman. James Smith (Novem – Ap ) was a frontiersman, farmer and soldier in British Northhe led the "Black Boys", a group of Pennsylvania men, in a nine-month rebellion against British rule ten years before the outbreak of the American Revolutionary participated in the war as a colonel of the Pennsylvania militia and was a legislator in the Kentucky.

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One of Eckert's most popular books, this is a narrative history of the opening of Kentucky and the great Northwest Territory -- Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and part of Minnesota -- during the period tothrough events of the French and Indian.

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This is a book for those who seek an accurate, not pietistic, history of a way of life long past."—Publishers Weekly.

Frontiersman is the first biography to explore Boone's crucial role in that transformation. Hundreds of thousands of settlers entered Kentucky on the road that Boone and his axemen blazed from the Cumberland Gap to the Kentucky River.

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