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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 out in the 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.
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Nadia Dean studied Media Arts with an emphasis in photography and film at the University of South Carolina. In Jerusalem, Nadia worked as a still photographer for the highly controversial PBS film Days of Rage. Her photographs of the Palestinian Intifada in 1988 were published in Time, The New York Times and the Chicago Tribune.
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