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Author Herrmann, Rachel B., author.

Title No Useless Mouth Waging War and Fighting Hunger in the American Revolution / Rachel B. Herrmann.

Publication Info. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019.
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2019

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Description 1 online resource (1 online resource.)
Series Book collections on Project MUSE.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : why the fight against hunger mattered -- Hunger, accommodation, and violence in colonial America -- Iroquois food diplomacy in the revolutionary North -- Cherokee and Creek victual warfare in the revolutionary South -- Black victual warriors and hunger creation -- Fighting hunger, fearing violence after the Revolutionary War -- Learning from restrictive food laws in Nova Scotia -- Victual imperialism and U.S. Indian policy -- Black loyalist hunger prevention in Sierra Leone -- Conclusion : why native and black revolutionaries lost the fight.
Access Open Access Unrestricted online access
Summary "Argues that Native American and formerly enslaved communities lost the fight against hunger because white officials in the United States, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone curtailed the abilities of men and women to fight hunger on their own terms"-- Provided by publisher.
Local Note Project Muse Project Muse Open Access
Subject Sierra Leone -- History -- To 1896.
Nova Scotia -- History -- 1763-1867.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- African Americans.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Indians.
African Americans -- Food -- History -- 18th century.
Indians of North America -- Food -- History -- 18th century.
Food security -- Sierra Leone -- History -- 18th century.
Food security -- Nova Scotia -- History -- 18th century.
Food security -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Project Muse. distributor
Other Form: Print version: Herrmann, Rachel B., author. No useless mouth Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019 9781501716119 (DLC) 2018060505
ISBN 9781501716133
9781501716126 (ret)