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Race and the Cherokee Nation–Now Available

Race and the Cherokee Nation: Sovereignty in the Nineteenth Century

Fay A. Yarbrough

200 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 illus.

Cloth 2007 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4056-6 | $55.00 | £36.00

Race and the Cherokee Nation
"Yarbrough makes an important contribution to the study of relations between American Indians and African-descended people by showing how slaveholding Indian nations, in the context of their relations with their slaves in the nineteenth century, developed a distinctive racial ideology in an effort to restrict citizenship in their nations and protect Indian sovereignty."–Joanne Pope Melish, author of Disowning Slavery: Gradual Emancipation and "Race" in New England, 1780-1860

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