Chapter 20. The Long Peace Among Iroquois Nations

  1. Kurt A. Raaflaub
  1. Neta C. Crawford

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774083.ch20

War and Peace in the Ancient World

War and Peace in the Ancient World

How to Cite

Crawford, N. C. (2007) The Long Peace Among Iroquois Nations, in War and Peace in the Ancient World (ed K. A. Raaflaub), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774083.ch20

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145251

Online ISBN: 9780470774083

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Keywords:

  • iroquois nations;
  • peace;
  • native american nations;
  • iroquois league;
  • great law

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • War Among the Five Nations before the Formation of the League

  • The Formation of the League

  • The “Great Law”

  • Character of Wars and Treaties after Contact with Europeans

  • The “Beaver Wars”

  • Diplomacy, Alliance, and Collective Security

  • Dissolution During the War of Independence

  • Notes

  • References