The History of the Five Indian Nations of Canada which are Dependent on the Province of New York, and are a Barrier Between the English and the French in that Part of the World, Volum 2

New Amsterdam Book Company, 1902
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A modern reprint of Colden's book, originally published in 1727 and 1747, with essays by John Dixon and Karim Tiro. A useful read, though obviously impacted by the biases Colden brought to his subject. I would have appreciated more context and background from the editors. Les hele vurderingen

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