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Author Dennis, Matthew, 1955-

Title Seneca possessed : Indians, witchcraft, and power in the early American republic / Matthew Dennis

Publ Info Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  E99.S3 D466 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  E99 S3 D466 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 313 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Early American studies
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents pt. 1. Dominion -- Colonial crucible and post-Revolutionary predicament -- pt. 2. Spirit -- Handsome Lake and the Seneca great awakening : revelation and transformation -- Patriarchy and the witch-hunting of Handsome Lake -- pt. 3. Mastery -- Friendly mission : the holy conversation of Quakers and Senecas -- From longhouse to farmhouse : Quakers and the transformation of Seneca rural life -- Seneca repossessed, 1818-1826
LC subject Seneca Indians -- Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century
Seneca Indians -- Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
Handsome Lake, 1735-1815
Community life -- Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century
Social change -- Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century
Witchcraft -- Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century
Power (Social sciences) -- Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century
Quakers -- Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century
Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 19th century
Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
ISBN 9780812242263 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0812242262 (hardcover : alk. paper)