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Author Rindfleisch, Bryan C., author.

Title George Galphin's intimate empire : the Creek Indians, family, and colonialism in early America / Bryan C. Rindfleisch

Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2019.

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 274 pages) : illustrations
Series Indians and Southern History
Indians and Southern History Ser.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. George Galphin's intimate empire, Silver Bluff c. 1764 -- "In whom he placed the greatest confidence": the familial world of Silver Bluff -- "The intimate connection ... between his interest and mine in the Indian trade": networks of intimacy, trade, and empire at Silver Bluff -- "His people," "his slaves," and "his children": patriarchy and interdependency at Silver Bluff -- Part II. Foundations of George Galphin's intimate empire, 1707-1763 -- "We have suffered many hardships to acquire a small competency": family, patriarchy, and empire in Ulster, 1700-1737 -- "He was looked upon as an Indian": family matriarchy, and empire in Coweta, 1741-1763 -- A "principal," "considerable," and "sensible" trader: networks of intimacy, trade, and empire in the transoceanic world, 1741-1763 -- Part III. Violence in George Galphin's intimate empire, 1764-1780 -- "I thought to be easey the remainder of my life ... but I have had more tro[u]ble than ever": empire and violence in the South, 1764-1776 -- "I am sorry that an independence is declared": empire and violence in the American Revolution, 1776-1780 -- Conclusion.
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Subject Galphin, George, 1708-1780 -- Family.
Galphin, George, 1708-1780.
Galphin, George, 1708-1780
Families -- South Carolina -- History -- 18th century.
Whites -- Relations with Indians -- History -- 18th century.
Creek Indians -- History -- 18th century.
Slavery -- South Carolina -- History -- 18th century.
Interpersonal relations -- South Carolina -- History -- 18th century.
South Carolina -- Commerce -- History -- 18th century.
Silver Bluff (S.C.) -- History -- 18th century.
Creek Indians.
Interpersonal relations.
Whites -- Relations with Indians.
South Carolina.
South Carolina -- Silver Bluff.
Chronological Term 1700-1799
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Rindfleisch, Bryan C. George Galphin's Intimate Empire : The Creek Indians, Family, and Colonialism in Early America. Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2019 9780817320270
ISBN 0817392416
9780817392413 (electronic bk.)