Forest Diplomacy

Cultures in Conflict on the Pennsylvania Frontier, 1757

By Nicolas W. Proctor

Approx. 166 pp., 8 x 10, 2 maps, 1 table, appends., bibl

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-7073-7
    Published: July 2022
  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-7238-0
    Published: July 2022

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Forest Diplomacy draws students into the colonial frontier, where Pennsylvania settlers and the Delaware Indians, or Lenâpé, are engaged in a vicious and destructive war. Using sources—including previous treaties, firsthand accounts of the war, Quaker epistles advocating pacifism, and various Iroquois and Lenâpé cultural texts—students engage in a treaty council to bring peace back to the frontier.

About the Author

Nicolas W. Proctor is professor of history at Simpson College.
For more information about Nicolas W. Proctor, visit the Author Page.