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Additional Resources for The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper

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John Gottlieb Ernestus Heckewelder, An Account of the History, Manners, and Customs, of the Indian Nations, Who Once Inhabited Pennsylvania and the Neighbouring States: Communicated to the Historical and Literary Committee of the American Philosophical Society, Held at Philadelphia, for Promoting Useful Knowledge, pnnted and published by Abraham Small, 1818

Heckewelder's book has been identified as Cooper's main source of information in drawing his Indian characters

Donald A Ringe, James Fenimore Cooper, Twayne, 1988. Biography and critical overview of Cooper's literary career.

Marilyn Gaddis Rose, "Time Discrepancy in "The Last of the Mohicans,'" American Notes and Queries, January, 1970, pp. 72-3.

Rose considers Cooper's skills as a historian, and suggests that while he kept his facts straight, he had a tendency to deviate from chronology

Seymour I. Schwartz, The French and Indian War, 1754-1763: The Imperial Struggle for North America, Simon & Schuster, 1994

A history of the French and...

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