Francis Jennings

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General Information

Name: Francis Jennings

Pen Name: None

Born: 1918 in Pottsville, Pennsylvania

Died: November 17, 2000 in Evanston, Illinois

Illinois Connection

Francis Jennings libved in the Chicago area from 1976 until his death in 2000.

Biographical and Professional Information

Francis Jennings was the director of the Newberry Library Center for the History of the American Indian, Chicago, Illinois, from 1976-81, emeritus, 1981- 2000, senior research fellow, 1990-93; He was also an adjunct professor of history at the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, Chicago, 1978-81.

Published Works

  • The Invasion of America, Indians, Colonialism and the Cant of Conquest, University of North Carolina Press, 1975
  • The Ambiguous Iroquois Empire, The Covenant Chain Confederaton of Indian Tribes with English Colonies from Its Beginnings to the Lancaster Treaty of 1744, Norton, 1984
  • Empire of Fortune, Crowns, Colonies and Tribes in the Seven Years War in America, Norton , 1988
  • The Founders of America, Norton, 1993
  • Benjamin Franklin, Politician: The Mask and the Man, W. W. Norton & Company, 1996
  • The Creation of America, Through Revolution to Empire, Cambridge University Press, 2000

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Ambiguous Iroquois Empire: The Covenant Chain Confederation of Indian Tribes with English Colonies

ISBN: 0393303020
Release Date: 1990-05-17

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Empire of Fortune: Crowns, Colonies & Tribes in the Seven Years War in America

ISBN: 0735100217
Release Date: 1998-01

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The Founders of America

ISBN: 0393312321
Release Date: 1994-08-17

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Benjamin Franklin, Politician: The Mask and the Man

ISBN: 0393039838
Release Date: 1996-11-17

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The Creation of America: Through Revolution to Empire

ISBN: 0521662559
Release Date: 2000-08-28

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Literary Awards

External Links

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