Blue Jacket: Warrior of the Shawnees by John SugdenBlue Jacket: Warrior of the Shawnees by John Sugden

Blue Jacket: Warrior of the Shawnees

byJohn Sugden

Paperback | April 1, 2003

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Blue Jacket (ca. 1743–ca. 1808), or Waweyapiersenwaw, was the galvanizing force behind an intertribal confederacy of unparalleled scope that fought a long and bloody war against white encroachments into the Shawnees’ homeland in the Ohio River Valley. Blue Jacket was an astute strategist and diplomat who, though courted by American and British leaders, remained a staunch defender of the Shawnees’ independence and territory. In this arresting and controversial account, John Sugden depicts the most influential Native American leader of his time.
John Sugden is an independent scholar and a former associate editor of Oxford University Press’s American National Biography project. His books include Tecumseh: A Life, winner of the Society for Military History Distinguished Book Award.
Title:Blue Jacket: Warrior of the ShawneesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:362 pages, 9.02 × 6 × 0.85 inPublished:April 1, 2003Publisher:UNP - Nebraska PaperbackLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:080329302X

ISBN - 13:9780803293021

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John Sugden provides his readers with the engaging story of the lengthy, bloody conflict over the land that is now Ohio. His focus, of course, is on one of the principal actors, Blue Jacket -- Military chief, diplomat, and businessman. The tale is gripping, and Sugden's telling of it is both fascinating and insightful. . John Sugden has produced a study that contributes immensely to the scholarship and to our understanding of the people and events on the frontier between natives and whites in the Early Republic period.--Dr. Richard V. Barbuto, Journal of America's Military Past