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King Philip"s War The Conflict Over New England (Landmark Events in Native American History) by Daniel R. Mandell

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Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s All Ages - Sociology,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • USA,
  • General,
  • United States - Colonial Period,
  • People & Places - United States - Native American,
  • King Philip"s War, 1675-1676,
  • Wampanoag Indians,
  • Wars

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsPaul C. Rosier (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8160202M
ISBN 100791093468
ISBN 109780791093467
OCLC/WorldCa77270978

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  Instead, he argues, King Philip's War was a civil war, whose divisions cut across ethnic lines and tore apart a society composed of English colonizers and Native Americans alike. According to Drake, the interdependence that developed between English and Indian in the years leading up to the war helps explain its notorious brutality. The month long war brought much destruction and loss of lives. The natives furiously attacked the English settlements in this period and destroyed several of them. King Philip’s War saw the highest loss of lives in terms of war in the history of America. As many as 40% of natives lost their lives or fled the nation in fear of death.   King Philip's war, [from old catalog] Publisher Boston, J.K. Wiggin Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Contributor The Library of Congress Language EnglishPages:   Buy a cheap copy of The Name of War: King Philip's War and book by Jill Lepore. In , tensions between Native Americans and colonists residing in New England erupted into the brutal conflict that has come to be known as King Philip's War, Free shipping over $/5(5).