Book cover of Masters of the Middle Waters: Indian Nations and Colonial Ambitions Along the Mississippi" by Jacob Lee
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Masters of the Middle Waters: Indian Nations and Colonial Ambitions along the Mississippi

A riveting account of the conquest of the vast American heartland that offers a vital reconsideration of the relationship between Native Americans and European colonists, and the pivotal role of the mighty Mississippi.

America‚Äôs waterways were once the superhighways of travel and communication. Cutting a central line across the landscape, with tributaries connecting the South to the Great Plains and the Great Lakes, the Mississippi River meant wealth, knowledge, and power for those who could master it. […Learn More]