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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
First edition.
Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Physical Description
xv, 614 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Notes
"This is a Borzoi Book"-- Title page 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
December 07, 2012
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Pt. 1: Foundations. The Americans
Pt. 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
Pt. 3: Emergence. The British Americans.
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