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Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Non-fiction
This is a cultural study of the late colonial and early reservation history of the Seneca Indians, and of the prophet Handsome Lake, his visions, and the moral and religious revitalization of an American Indian society that he and his followers achieved in the years around 1800.
“Enthralling history, told in a knowledgeable, highly readable way.” —Alvin M. Josephy, Jr.