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Seneca possessed

Matthew Dennis

Seneca possessed

Indians, witchcraft, and power in the early American republic

by Matthew Dennis

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Handsome Lake, -- 1735-1815,
  • Seneca Indians -- Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century,
  • Seneca Indians -- Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century,
  • Community life -- Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century,
  • Social change -- Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century,
  • Witchcraft -- Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century,
  • Power (Social sciences) -- Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century,
  • Quakers -- Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century,
  • Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 19th century,
  • Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMatthew Dennis.
    SeriesEarly American studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99.S3 D466 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23919218M
    ISBN 109780812242263
    LC Control Number2009044826
    OCLC/WorldCa463855063

    Get this from a library! Seneca possessed: Indians, witchcraft, and power in the early American republic. [Matthew Dennis] -- "Seneca Possessed examines the ordeal of a Native people in the wake of the American Revolution. As part of the once-formidable Iroquois Six Nations in western New York, Senecas occupied a. Looking for books by Seneca? See all books authored by Seneca, including De brevitate vitae, and Letters from a Stoic: The Epistles of Seneca - Complete (Hardcover), and more on

    Seneca Possessed: Indians, Witchcraft, and Power in the Early American Republic By Matthew Dennis University of Pennsylvania Press, Read preview Overview The Seneca Restoration, An Iroquois Local Political Economy By Kurt A. Jordan University Press of Florida, As Matthew Dennis explains in his book on the Seneca of the early American Republic, Seneca Possessed, the rapid march of European settlement and the Seneca’s recent and ambiguous incorporation into the newborn United States had strained the indigenous society in complex ways. One of those reactions was a period of gendered witch-hunting in the early 19th century, especially .

    Lucius Annaeus Seneca (/ ˈ s ɛ n ɪ k ə /; 54 BC – c. 39 AD), known as Seneca the Elder or (less correctly) the Rhetorician, was a Roman writer, born of a wealthy equestrian family of Corduba, wrote a collection of reminiscences about the Roman schools of rhetoric, six books of which are extant in a more or less complete state and five others in epitome only. Spain, at about the same time as Christ.1 His father, Marcus Annaeus Seneca, was an imperial procurator2 who became an authority on rhetoric, the art of public speaking and debate.3 He was the father not only of our Seneca, who speaks of his „old-fashioned strictness‟,4 but also of Novatus, later known as Gallio, the governor of Achaea who declined to exercise jurisdiction.


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In the spirit of Red Jacket, who pointed us toward Salem's story, Seneca Possessed explores how the Seneca people and their homeland were "possessed"—culturally, spiritually, materially. Seneca Possessed explores how the Seneca people and their homeland were "possessed"—culturally, spiritually, materially, and legally—in the wake of the American Revolution.

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Seneca Possessed examines the ordeal of a Native people in the wake of the American Revolution. As part of the once-formidable Iroquois Six Nations in western New York, Senecas occupied a significant if ambivalent place within the newly established United States.

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His books include Seneca Possessed: Indians, Witchcraft, and Power in the Early American Republic (University of Pennsylvania Press, ); Red, White, and Blue Letter Days: An American Calendar (Cornell University Press, ); Riot and Revelry in Early America (Pennsylvania State University Press, ) (co-editor); Encyclopedia of Holidays.

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As part of the once-formidable Iroquois Six Nations in western New York, Senecas occupied a significant if ambivalent place within the newly established United States. ↑Cf. Ep. xli. 2 sacer intra nos spiritus, malorum bonorumque nostrorum observator et custos.

↑ Cf. Ep. i. 4 ratio constat inpensae (referring to his attempt to employ his time profitably). ↑ See Ep. xii. 3 for a similar witticism. ↑ Hieran (coronam), as Lipsius thinks, when the result was doubtful, the garland was offered to the the Greek ἰερός, sacred.