Procter, Tecumseh, and Brock, their disparate war aims, and the
"all or nothing" character of the campaigns they waged still seem
larger than life. Yet Sandy Antal's careful reconstruction of
Native and national aspiration, vested colonial interest, and
territorial aggression reveals motives and expedients that were as
often mundane as heroic. A Wampum Denied reassesses the
much-maligned career of Henry Procter, commander of the British
forces, traces... more...