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For Readers, Travelers & Teachers
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Fields of Fire is a fresh and provocative account of the amazing Sullivan-Clinton Campaign of 1779, the largest operation ever before launched against native North Americans. It aims to put it back on the map. While not a complete history, it's a thought-provoking return to a historical crossroads with striking parallels to today.
Fields of Fire is a one-stop orientation and research source. It introduces the major People, Places and Events of this epic saga. The past and the present are interwoven through vivid words and images.
Fields of Fire provides the following:
- Overview: A thought-provoking overview/
interpretation of the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign and its relevance today.
- Origins & Aftermath: A hard-hitting interview with a passionate Seneca Indian spokesperson and artist on the origins and nature of Sullivan/
Clinton. And, a heartfelt essay that recovers Sullivan/Clinton's forgotten aftermath.
- Key People: An instant "Who's Who" of the major participants. Readers can easily consult this to stay oriented at all times.
- Key Places & Events: Thumbnail sketches of the key places and events with details that immediately immerse readers in the world of Sullivan/Clinton.
- Historical Road Markers: A list of most Sullivan/Clinton-related historical road markers in New York and Pennsylvania. Adventurous travelers can use this to find many of them.
- Chronology: A day-by-day, blow-by-blow chronology of the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign and the events that led up to it.
- Photos: Unique photos and images show how the Sullivan/Clinton and Native American pasts still persist, hiding among us in plain sight! Readers are encouraged to take photos that record their own sense of our living history.
- Educational Tools: Lesson and homework ideas that bring Sullivan/Clinton into the classroom.
Fields of Fire is available in Spring, 2006.