“To Extirpate the Indians”: An Indigenous Consciousness of Genocide in the Ohio Valley and Lower Great Lakes, 1750s–1810

  title={“To Extirpate the Indians”: An Indigenous Consciousness of Genocide in the Ohio Valley and Lower Great Lakes, 1750s–1810},
  author={Jeffrey Ostler},
  journal={The William and Mary Quarterly},
  pages={587 - 622}
  • J. Ostler
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • The William and Mary Quarterly
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