His Majesty's Indian Allies: British Indian Policy in the Defence of Canada, 1774-1815 is a study of British-Indian policy in North America from the time of the American Revolution to the end of the War of 1812, with particular focus on Canada. Historian Robert S. Allen authored this study that examines British and Indian relations in Colonial America to 1774. He first discusses the importance of the Covenant Chain of Friendship then moves on to the American Revolution and the struggle for the Ohio Valley. Chapter five to seven cover the War of 1812, and chapter eight and nine discuss the years following the War of 1812 when the relationship between First Nations and Great Britain moves from allies to wards. The book contains several maps, archival images, bibliography, and an index.