Memory lands : King Philip's War and the place of violence in the northeast (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Memory lands : King Philip's War and the place of violence in the northeast

Author: Christine M Delucia
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2018 [2018]
Series: Henry Roe Cloud series on American Indians and modernity.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"DeLucia grounds her study of one of the most devastating conflicts between Native Americans and European settlers in early America in five specific places that were directly affected by the crisis, spanning the Northeast as well as the Atlantic world. She examines the war's effects on the everyday lives and collective mentalities of the region's diverse Native and Euro-American communities over the course of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine M Delucia
ISBN: 9780300201178 0300201176 0300248385 9780300248388
OCLC Number: 982566405
Description: xxv, 469 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface: memories of corn and quartz: rethinking stories of violence and survivance --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction: placemaking and memorializing after the great watershed --
Part I: The way to Deer Island --
Contested passages: coastal and inland homelands. Bastoniak, and internment by the "city upon a hill" --
Protecting the "perfect city": reorganizing native memoryscapes across greater Boston --
Part II: The Narragansett Country --
Habitations by Narragansett Bay: coastal homelands, encounters with Roger Williams, and routes to Great Swamp --
Monumentalizing after "detribalization," the swamp discourse from casinos to Carcieri --
Part III: The Great River --
The gathering place: a trafficked waterway, dawn massacre, and material legacies of the "falls fight" --
Power and persistence along a changing river: industrial transformations, ceremonial landscapes, and contemporary reconciliations --
Part IV: The Red Atlantic --
Algonquian diasporas: indigenous bondages, fugitive geographies, and the edges of Atlantic memories.
Series Title: Henry Roe Cloud series on American Indians and modernity.
Other Titles: King Philip's War and the place of violence in the northeast
Responsibility: Christine M. DeLucia.

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A powerful study of King Philip's War and its enduring effects on histories, memories, and places in Native New England from 1675 to the present  Read more...

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"DeLucia writes . . . with considerable attention and imagination."-Wall Street JournalAwarded Honorable Mention for the 2019 National Council on Public History book prizeWinner of the 2019 Berkshire Read more...

 
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