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The American woman in sport

Author: Ellen W Gerber
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., [1974]
Series: Addison-Wesley series in the social significance of sport.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Based on extensive historical research and consultation with numerous Native American and other knowledgeable sources, Gods of War, Gods of Peace offers a revelatory new understanding of early America, as it broadens the scope of our knowledge and deepens our understanding of the complex process by which we came to be Americans. Only by seeing how the stories of Native American and newcomer entwine can we fully  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American woman in sport.
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., [1974]
(OCoLC)647695852
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen W Gerber
ISBN: 0201023539 9780201023534
OCLC Number: 1003949
Description: xi, 562 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. The devilish interaction of two religions --
2. A Wampanoag "saint" and a Narragannsett prince --
3. Two men of opposed Gods on the northern frontier --
4. The New England apostle's native churches --
5. The early eighteenth century's flowering of hope --
6. In the twilight of an empire, a mission-minded schoolmaster and a prophet for Pontiac --
7. Prophets of two separate revolutions --
8. The imminent apocalypse and the ultimate removal.
Series Title: Addison-Wesley series in the social significance of sport.
Responsibility: Ellen W. Gerber [and others].
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"Based on extensive historical research and consultation with numerous Native American and other knowledgeable sources, Gods of War, Gods of Peace offers a revelatory new understanding of early America, as it broadens the scope of our knowledge and deepens our understanding of the complex process by which we came to be Americans. Only by seeing how the stories of Native American and newcomer entwine can we fully appreciate the exceptional origins of our country and its ideals and institutions."--Jacket.

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