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Joseph Brant and his world

James W. Paxton

Joseph Brant and his world

eighteenth-century Mohawk warrior and statesman

by James W. Paxton

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Published by J. Lorimer & Co. Pub. in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brant, Joseph, -- 1742-1807,
  • Brant, Joseph, -- 1742-1807,
  • Mohawk Indians -- Kings and rulers -- Biography,
  • Statesmen -- Biography,
  • Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1775-1783,
  • Mohawk (Indiens) -- Chefs -- Biographies,
  • Hommes d"État -- Biographies,
  • Indiens d"Amérique -- Guerres -- États-Unis -- 1775-1783

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 91-93) and index.

    StatementJames W. Paxton.
    GenreBiography, Biographies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99.M8 B8734 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23220729M
    ISBN 101552770230
    ISBN 109781552770238
    LC Control Number2009424284

    Brant, Joseph, , chief of the Mohawk. His Mohawk name is usually rendered as Thayendanegea. He served under Sir William Johnson in the French and Indian War, and Johnson sent him (   THE WAR CHIEF OF THE SIX NATIONS: A Chronicle of Joseph Brant by Louis Aubrey Wood - FULL AudioBook 'Thayendanegea!' - The name was taken from the great book of nature. It was a birth-name of the.

    To date Isabel Thompson Kelsay has written the definitive study of Joseph Brant. (See, however, James Paxton’s brief and shiny tome Joseph Brant and his world: 18th century Mohawk warrior and statesman for a better thesis than Kelsay’s on Brant’s view of a sovereign Grand River territory. Paxton’s book reviewed elsewhere on this site.). Thayendanegea, Chief of the Six Nations, wisely warned his people to foster "unity and concord among themselves" Thayendanegea, "he sets or places together two bets," [*] was born in the spring of in what today is Ohio on the banks of the Muskingum River. His father, a prominent warrior, died when his son was an infant.

    Joseph Addai With ancestral roots in Ghana, West Africa, Joseph Addai Jr. was born on May 3, in Houston Texas to Joseph Sr. and Joyce Addai. Born in a small family, Joseph Addai Jr. has two brothers and one sister. ().When compared, Addai’s personal life is not as documented through the media as much as his career. Joseph Brant (–) () Born in , died in ; educated at Lebanon, Connecticut; Interpreter and Secretary to Sir William Johnson; visited London in and ; commanded the Indians at the battles of Oriskany and Newtown; translated parts of the New Testament into the Mohawk tongue; his life has been written in a notable book.


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Joseph Brant and His World book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Joseph Brant was a promising but undistinguished Mohawk w /5. Kelsay's "Joseph Brant" offers a healthy antidote to readers' preconceived notions about 18th century American Indians. Thayendanegea, aka Joseph Brant, was an 18th century Indian activist and consumate Loyalist, looking out for the best interests of his family and his people.

He did not let people take advantage of by:   Joseph Brant, Indian name Thayendanegea, (bornon the banks of the Ohio River—died Novemnear Brantford, Ontario, Canada), Mohawk Indian chief who served not only as a spokesman for his people but also as a Christian missionary and a British military officer during the American Revolution (–83).

Brant was converted to the. In Joseph Brant and His World, Paxton clarifies and expands his own assessment, and his commitment to contextual interpretation: “Brant was fully a Mohawk, but not a Mohawk chief; he was a New World creole, you can’t disentangle the multiple cultures he lived in in aboriginal culture, there was no tradition of coerced leadership, Brant was an orator rather.

Joseph Brant, - book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Thayendanegea or Joseph Brant () was a Mohawk mil /5. The parents of Joseph Brant were Mohawks whose home was at Canajoharie on the Mohawk River in New York.

Brant, however, was born on the banks of the Ohio River in while his parents were on a hunting excursion to that region, and was given the Indian name of Thayendanega, meaning "he places two bets". Joseph Brant, his mansion and his slave, Sophia Pooley. There is much to love in James Paxton’s Joseph Brant and his world: 18th century Mohawk warrior and statesman ().

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Joseph Brant or Thayendanegea (–) was a Mohawk warrior, tribal leader, and diplomat most notable for his alliance with the British during the American Revolution. Convinced of the strategic importance of the West, General George Washington expressed concern over the ability of his Continental forces to defend the New York frontier.

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