Illuminating History’s Shadows Through Fiction

Illuminating History’s Shadows Through Fiction

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Further Reading

Over the decades of researching Red Clay, Running Waters the bibliography of sources has grown to number in the hundreds. For those interested in reading more about the history, people and the era, here is an abbreviated list of sources:

  1. An American Betrayal: Cherokee Patriots and the Trail of Tears by Daniel Blake Smith. Henry Holt and Company, LLC, New York 2011
  2. Andrew Jackson and His Indian Wars by Robert V. Remini, Viking, Penguin Press LTD, 2001
  3. Behold Me and this Great Babylon I have Built: The Life and Work of Sophia Sawyer, 19th Century Missionary and Teacher Among the Cherokee by Teri L Castelow, Masters Thesis, Florida State University, 2005
  4. Bind Us Apart: How Enlightend Americans Invented Racial Segregation by Nicholas Gyatt, Basic Books, New York, 2016
  5. Blood Moon: An American Epic of War and Splendor in the Cherokee Nation by John Sedgwick, Simon and Schuster, New York, etc, 2018
  6. Cherokees and the Missionaries 1789-1839 by William G. McLoughlin. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman and London, 1994
  7. Cherokee Editor; The writings of Elias Boudinot, edited by Theda Perdue, Brown Thrasher Books, University of Georgia Press, Athens & London, 1996
  8. Cherokees of the Old South: A People in Transition by Henry Thompson Malone, University of Georgia Press, Athens, 1956
  9. Cherokee Renascence in the New Republic by William G. McLoughlin, Princeton University Press, 1986
  10. Cherokee Sunset: A Nation Betrayed. A narrative of Travail and Triumph, Persecution and Exile by Samuel Carter III. Doubleday & Co, Inc, Garden City, New York, 1976
  11. Cherokee Tragedy: The Ridge Family and the Decimation of a People by Thurman Wilkins. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman and London, 1986
  12. Cherokee Women: Gender and Culture Change, 1700-1835 by Theda Perdue, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and London, 1998
  13. Disinherited by Dale Van Every, Avon Books, New York, 1966
  14. Elias Boudinot: Cherokee and His America by Ralph Henry Gabriel, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1941
  15. From Revivals to Removal; Jeremiah Evarts, the Cherokee Nation, and the Search for the Soul of America by John A Andrew III, University of Georgia Press, Athens and London, 1992
  16. Historical Records of the Town of Cornwall, Litchfield County by Thoedore S. Gold
  17. Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross and the Great American Land Grab by Steve Inskeep. Penguin Press, New York, 2015
  18. John Ross, Cherokee Chief by Gary E. Moulton, Brown Thrasher Books, The University of Georgia Press, Athens & London, 1978
  19. Laws Of The Cherokee Nation: Adopted By the Council at Various Periods, Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources, Inc, 1973
  20. One Nation, One Blood: Interracial Marriage in American Fiction, Scandal and Law, 1820-1870 by Karen Woods Weierman, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst and Boston, 2005
  21. Race and Manifest Destiny: The Origins of American Racial Anglo-Saxonism by Reginald Horsman. Harvard University Press, Cambridge and London, 1981
  22. Red over Black: Black Slavery Among the Cherokee Indians by R. Halliburton, Jr., Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut, London, England, 1977
  23. Running Waters: Forgotten Cherokee Council Ground by Jeff Bishop and Chieftains Museum, Major Ridge House- National Park Service, 2008
  24. Slavery and the Evolution of Cherokee Society, 1540-1866 by Theda Perdue, University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, 1979
  25. The Age of Jackson by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., Back Bay Books, Little, Brown & co, Boston, New York, London, 1945
  26. The Brainerd Journal: A Mission to the Cherokee 1817-1823, Edited by Joyce B. Phillips & Paul Gary Phillips, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln & London, 1998
  27. The Cherokee Removal, A Brief History with Documents, edited with an introduction by Theda Perdue and Michael D Green, University of Kentucky The Bedford Series in History and Culture, Bedford Books of St. Martin’s Press. Boston, New York, 1995
  28. The House on Diamond Hill by Tiya Miles, 2010, The University of North Carolina Press
  29. The Heathen School by John Demos, 2014, Alfred A Knopf
  30. The History of Travel in America by Seymour Dunbar, Tudor Publishing Company, New York, 1937
  31. The Insistence of the Indian; Race and Nationalism in Nineteenth Century American Culture by Susan Scheckel. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 1998
  32. The Jacksonian Era 1828 – 1848 by Glyndon G. Van Deusen. Harper & Row, New York, Evanston, London, 1959
  33. The Journal of Rev. Daniel S. Butrick, May 19. 1838-April 1, 1839, Cherokee Removal, Monograph One, Trail of Tears Association, Oklahoma Chapter, 1998
  34. To Marry an Indian: The marriage of Harriet Gold and Elias Boudinot in Letters 1823-1839, edited by Theresa Strouth Gaul, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill and London, 2005
  35. The Moravian Springplace Mission to the Cherokee, Volume 1 1802-1813, Volume II 1814-1821 edited by Rowena McClinton, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln & London, 2007
  36. The Other Civil War: American Women in the Nineteenth Century by Catherine Clinton, Hill & Wang, a division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1984
  37. The Papers of Chief John Ross, V 1, 1807-1839, Ross, Moulton, University of Oklahoma Press, 1985
  38. The Payne-Butrick Papers, Volume 1, 2, 3, edited & annotated by William L. Anderson, Jane L. Brown and Anne F. Rogers, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln & London, 2010
  39. The Plantation Mistress: Woman’s World in the Old South by Catherine Clinton. Pantheon Books, New York, 1982
  40. The Rhetoric of John Ridge: An Analysis of the Conflict of Cherokee Removal by David Hug Dobkins, MA Thesis, University of Arkansas, 1975
  41. The Trail of Tears by Gloria Jahoda, Wings Book, Random House, 1995
  42. The Tutored Mind; Indian Missionary-Writers in Antebellum America by Bernd C. Peyer, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, 1997
  43. Their Right to Speak: Women’s Activism in the Indian and Slave Debates by Alisse Portnoy, Harvard University Press, 2005
  44. They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South by Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2019
  45. Through the South and the West with Jeremiah Evarts in 1826, edited by J. Orin Oliphant. Bucknell University Press, Lewisburg, Pa, 1956
  46. Trail of Tears: The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation by John Ehle. Anchor Books, Doubleday, 1988
  47. The Removal of the Cherokee Indians from Georgia by Wilson Lumpkin, Wymberley Jones De Renne, Vol 1, Dodd, Mead and Co, New York
  48. What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 (Oxford History of the United States, by Daniel Walker Howe, Oxford University Press, Inc, 2007