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Indian Captive, Indian King

Peter Williamson in America and Britain

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$45.00 • £39.95 • €40.95

ISBN 9780674976320

Publication Date: 01/15/2018


360 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

22 halftones, 2 maps


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  • Note on Dates, Money, and Williamson’s Narrative
  • Prologue: Aberdeen, 1758
  • Part I. Hard Fate
    • 1. Kidnapped
    • 2. Sold as a Slave
    • 3. Captive
    • 4. Soldier
    • 5. Prisoner of War
  • Part II. The Interesting Tale
    • 6. Strolling Adventurer
    • 7. Poor Peter Williamson
    • 8. Peter Williamson, Pursuer
    • 9. From the Other World
    • 10. Bookseller, Printer, and Postman
    • 11. King of the Indians
  • Epilogue: Edinburgh, 1822
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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