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

Author: Bernard Bailyn
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
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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.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Bailyn
ISBN: 9780394515700 0394515706
OCLC Number: 773667555
Notes: "This is a Borzoi Book -- T.p. verso."
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for History finalist, 2013.
Description: xv, 614 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foundations. --
The Americans --
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 --
Emergence --
The British Americans.
Responsibility: Bernard Bailyn.

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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.

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