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 "Offers an important treatment of a figure that has long been depicted one dimensionally…the author's depiction of the dance of mid-1700s' Indian English relations is brillant." CHOICE

 "A candid picture of the personal life of one of Georgia's earliest Indian traders and diplomats." H-Net Reviews

 “An engaging and nuanced portrait of a complicated colonial life.” The Journal of American History

 “As much about the development of southern social hierarchies as it is about an extraordinary cultural and political figure.” Women's Review of Books

  “The author has cut through a muddy historical landscape to present a fully developed woman in a way that integrates his deep knowledge of Creek society with an appreciation of Georgia’s frontier world.” Georgia Historical Quarterly

 “Sheds new light on a number of the formative events of Musgrove’s life. In so doing, he restores Musgrove’s important role in the development of the frontier exchange economy in eighteenth-century South Carolina and Georgia” The South Carolina Historical Magazine

 “an excellent comprehensive account of this complicated woman and the world that she inhabited” The Journal of Southern History

 “Hahn has meticulously told the story of a life largely lost to history. Musgrove was an exceptional individual with a fascinating life story, but her life also opens up questions about the changing nature of race and gender in the colonial Lower South.” Southern Historian

 A beautifully written and well-researched biography...giv[ing] a more complete, and complex, portrait of a woman who played a pivotal role in colonial Georgia history. -- Georgia Library Quarterly


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