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Author Hicks, Brian, 1966-

Title Toward the setting sun : John Ross, the Cherokees, and the Trail of Tears / Brian Hicks.

Imprint New York : Atlantic Monthly Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    970.3 Cherokee HIC    Available
Description xiv, 421 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Note Map on lining papers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [392]-396) and index.
Summary Relates the history of the forced relocation of the Cherokee from Georgia, Tennessee, and North Carolina to Indian territory in Oklahoma and the struggle by their principle chief, John Ross, to prevent their removal from their ancestral lands.
Subject Ross, John, 1790-1866.
Cherokee Indians -- Relocation.
Cherokee Indians -- Government relations.
Cherokee Indians -- History -- 19th century.
Cherokee Indians -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Trail of Tears, 1838-1839.
ISBN 9780802119636

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