New England Frontier

New England Frontier

Puritans and Indians, 1620-1675

eBook - 1995
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In contrast to most accounts of Puritan-Indian relations, "New England Frontier "argues that the first two generations of""Puritan settlers were neither generally hostile toward their""Indian neighbors nor indifferent to their territorial rights.""Rather, American Puritans-especially their political and""religious leaders-sought peaceful and equitable relations""as the first step in molding the Indians into neo-Englishmen.""When accumulated Indian resentments culminated in the""war of 1675, however, the relatively benign intercultural""contact of the preceding fifty-five-year period rapidly declined.""With a new introduction updating developments in""Puritan-Indian studies in the last fifteen years, this third""edition affords the reader a clear, balanced overview of a""complex and sensitive area of American history.""

Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [1995], ©1995
Edition: Third edition
ISBN: 9780585145655
Branch Call Number: 974.02 Va
Description: 1 online resource (lxxiii, 430 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, map
Additional Contributors: EBSCOhost (Online service)

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