The Iroquois practice of genocidal warfare (1534‐1787)

  title={The Iroquois practice of genocidal warfare (1534‐1787)},
  author={Jeffrey P. Blick},
  journal={Journal of Genocide Research},
  pages={405 - 429}
Numerous authors have described the Iroquois wars and the role of the fur trade in intensifying intertribal warfare in the Northeast (Blick, 1988; Fenton, 1978, 1985; Goldstein, 1969; Heidenreich, 1971; Hunt, 1960; Nash, 1982; Richter, 1983, 1984; Trigger, 1962, 1976, 1978, 1985; etc). Others have questioned the role of warfare in the destabilization of indigenous cultures of the Northeast, including Trigger (1985) and Schlesier (1976) who emphasize the role of disease, notably smallpox. The… 
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