Seneca Possessed–Now Available

Seneca Possessed: Indians, Witchcraft, and Power in the Early American Republic

Matthew Dennis

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 16 illus.

Cloth 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4226-3 | $45.00 | £29.50

A volume in the Early American Studies series

Seneca PossessedSeneca Possessed explores how the Seneca people and their homeland were "possessed"—culturally, spiritually, materially, and legally—in the wake of the American Revolution.

"An important book. It significantly revises our understanding of Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) history in the Early Republic, sheds new light on the turmoil that afflicted native communities in western New York in the decades following the American Revolution, and allows us to examine in close compass the complexities of culture change generally."–Michael Oberg, author of Uncas: First of the Mohegans

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