O'Brien, Greg

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“The three rivers have talked”: the Creek Indians and community politics in the Native South, 1753-1821 2016 179 This dissertation is a political history of the Creek Indians spanning the years between the conclusion of the Creek-Cherokee War in 1753 and the Creek Redstick migration to Florida. That migration came to a conclusion in 1821, when the United States...
Sons of Selu: masculinity and gendered power in Cherokee society, 1775-1846 2017 926 My study analyzes moments of conflict and gender crisis in Cherokee society from 1775-1846; moments when balance and harmony were threatened, and the efforts by Cherokee men to either reestablish a balance between men and women or harmony between men...
Little Tallassee: a Creek Indian colonial town 2019 85 This dissertation explores the role of the Upper Creek Indian town of Little Tallassee in Creek History, beginning with the town’s origins during the 1740s and 1750s and ending with its decline in the late 1780s and early 1790s. Little Tallassee is a...
Crime, justice, and order in the North Carolina Piedmont, 1760-1806 2019 5 This dissertation examines crime and disorder in the North Carolina Piedmont between 1760 and 1806, exploring the ways that criminal justice and the law were enforced in the region. It is rooted in an analysis of the colonial and state Superior Court...