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Nadia Dean Presents Her Narrative History and Discusses Genealogy

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Nadia Dean Presents Her Narrative History and Discusses Genealogy

Time: April 26, 2013 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Location: City Lights Bookstore
Street: 3 East Jackson St.
City/Town: Sylva
Website or Map: http://citylightsnc.com
Phone: 8285869499
Event Type: reading
Organized By: City Lights Bookstore
Latest Activity: Apr 15, 2013

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Nadia Dean will visit City Lights Bookstore on Friday, April 26th at 6:30p.m. to present her book, A Demand of Blood.  Most Americans understand the Revolutionary War was fought in defense of human rights and has since been celebrated on the ideals of conquest over tyranny. The conquerors, it is said, are those who record the history we inherit. What we weren’t told, until now, is how the Revolution played outhe backcountry between Cherokees and colonials. Using first-hand accounts from British Indian agents, Cherokee headmen, and colonial militia, A Demand of Blood presents a war fought in the shadows of the American Revolution.   

Nadia Dean offers a story of heroism and fear, of bravery and concession, of tenacity and defeat. Drawing on unpublished 18th century documents, and illustrated with original maps and drawings, A Demand of Blood re-lives a fascinating part of our American past—one that cannot be ignored.

As part of the presentation Dean will also discuss the process of researching genealogy.  

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