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Finalist, George C. Rogers Jr. Award - 2012
Honorable Mention, Summersell Center Deep South Book Prize - 2014
"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."
"A candid picture of the personal life of one of Georgia's earliest Indian traders and diplomats."
“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.”
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