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The Indian great awakening : religion and the shaping of native cultures in early America

Author: Linford D Fisher
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The First Great Awakening was a time of heightened religious activity in the colonial New England. Among those whom the English settlers tried to convert to Christianity were the region's native peoples. In this book, Linford Fisher tells the gripping story of American Indians' attempts to wrestle with the ongoing realities of colonialism between the 1670s and 1820. In particular, he looks at how some members of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linford D Fisher
ISBN: 9780199740048 0199740046
OCLC Number: 758646873
Description: xii, 296 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : Bear paws and Bible pages --
Rainmaking --
Evangelizing --
Awakening --
Affiliating --
Separating --
Educating --
Migrating --
Remaining --
Epilogue : Feathers and crosses.
Responsibility: Linford D. Fisher.

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This book tells the gripping story of New England's Natives' efforts to reshape their worlds between the 1670s and 1820 as they defended their land rights, welcomed educational opportunities for  Read more...

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The Indian Great Awakening is a helpful foray into the realm of Colonial social history. Readers will gain new insight and perspective that will challenge Whiggish predispositions. * Joseph T. Read more...

 
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