The Devil's Backbone: Race, Space, and Nation-Building on the Natchez Trace

Menck, Mary.
2017

Abstract: Beginning in Nashville, Tennessee and terminating 444 miles south in Natchez, Mississippi, the Natchez Trace began its existence as a Choctaw and Chickasaw footpath. As white settlers poured into modern-day Mississippi in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the United States sought inroads into these vital American Indian lands for new settlements, mail routes, and other aspects of "... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of History.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012512
ID: tufts:22424
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