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Author Missall, John, 1949-

Title The Seminole wars : America's longest Indian conflict / John Missall and Mary Lou Missall ; foreword by Raymond Arsenault and Gary R. Mormino.

Publication Info. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2004]

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Description xxii, 255 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
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Series Florida history and culture series
Florida history and culture series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-243) and index.
Contents Newcomers -- Americans -- The first Seminole war -- Coming to terms -- Disagreement and defiance -- Shock and aftershock -- The destruction of trust -- Wedded to war -- "I feel the irons in my heart" -- Remnants and resurrections.
Summary "The Seminole Wars were the longest, bloodiest, and most costly of all the Indian wars fought by this nation. Seminole War authorities John and Mary Lou Missall examine not only the wars that were fought between 1817 and 1858 but also the events leading up to them and their place in American history. Employing extensive research that makes use of diaries, military reports, and archival newspapers, they shed new light on the relationship among the wars, the issue of slavery, prevalent attitudes toward Native Americans, and the quest for national security."--Jacket.
Subject Seminole War, 1st, 1817-1818.
Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842.
Seminole War, 3rd, 1855-1858.
Added Author Missall, Mary Lou, 1949-
ISBN 0813027152 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780813027159 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780813062433 (pbk.)
0813062438 (pbk.)

 
    
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