First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
"Detailed and informative,"Townsite Settlement and Dispossession in the Cherokee Nation, 1866-1907"(Garland Publishing, $60) examines how the U.S. government-"through persuasion, coercion, and outright imposition"-divided up commonly held reservation land and properties in hte last third of the 19th century.
Brad A. Bay's astute focus is on the townsite settlement and disposesession of the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma."