The Name of War

The Name of War

King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity

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Examines how the American colonists interpreted the brutal war that erupted between them and Native Americans in New England in 1675, showing how they looked to it during the Revolution and used it to justify nineteenth-century Indian removals. 10,000 first printing.
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1998
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780679446866
Branch Call Number: 973.24 Le
Description: xxviii, 337 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm


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ArapahoeHollyR Aug 31, 2017

Incredible historical account of the fraught interactions between Native American and early American colonists. One of my favorite books by Lepore.

emily8 Jan 22, 2014

Excellent on many levels. Highly recommend!


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