The Four Deaths of Acorn Whistler by Joshua Piker
Telling Stories in Colonial America

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Told by a colonial governor, a Creek military leader, Native Americans, and British colonists, each account of Acorn Whistler’s execution for killing five Cherokees speaks to the collision of European and Indian cultures, the struggle to preserve traditional ways of life, and tensions within the British Empire on the eve of the American Revolution.

About Joshua Piker

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Joshua Piker is Associate Professor of History and Second Century Associates Presidential Professor at the University of Oklahoma.
Published June 1, 2013 by Harvard University Press. 319 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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