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The barbarous years : the peopling of British North America : the conflict of civilizations, 1600-1675

Title
The barbarous years : the peopling of British North America : the conflict of civilizations, 1600-1675 / Bernard Bailyn.
ISBN
9780394515700
0394515706
Edition
1st ed.
Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Physical Description
xv, 614 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Notes
"This is a Borzoi Book "-- T.p. verso.
Summary
From an acclaimed historian of early America, a compelling account of the first great transit of people from Britain, Europe, and Africa to the British colonies of North America and their involvements with each other and the indigenous peoples of the eastern seaboard.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
November 20, 2012
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Part 1 Foundations
The Americans ; Part 2 Conquest The Europeans
Death on a coastal fringe
The "Hammerours" regime
Recruitment, expansion, and transformation
"A flood, a flood of bloud"
Terra-Maria ; The Chesapeake's new world
The Dutch farrago
Carnage and civility in a developing hub of commerce
Swedes, Finns, and the passion of Pieter Plockhoy
God's conventicle, Bradford's lamentation
The New-English Sionists : fault lines, diversity, and persecution
Abrasions, utopians, and holy war
Defiance and disarray ; Part 3 Emergence
The British Americans.
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