Our beloved kin : a new history of King Philip's War (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Our beloved kin : a new history of King Philip's War

Author: Lisa Tanya Brooks
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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"With rigorous original scholarship and creative narration, Lisa Brooks recovers a complex picture of war, captivity, and Native resistance during the "First Indian War" (later named King Philip's War) by relaying the stories of Weetamoo, a female Wampanoag leader, and James Printer, a Nipmuc scholar, whose stories converge in the captivity of Mary Rowlandson. Through both a narrow focus on Weetamoo, Printer, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
History
Named Person: James Printer; Mary White Rowlandson; Weetamoo.; James Printer; Mary White Rowlandson; Weetamoo.; James Printer; Mary White Rowlandson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Tanya Brooks
ISBN: 9780300196733 0300196733 9780300244328 0300244320
OCLC Number: 982565966
Description: xv, 431 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: Caskoak, the place of peace --
Part I. The education of Weetamoo and James Printer: exchange, diplomacy, dispossession --
Namumpum, "our beloved kinswoman," Saunkskwa of Pocasset: bonds, acts, deeds --
The Harvard Indian College scholars and the Algonquian origins of American literature --
Interlude: Nashaway: Nipmuc country, 1643-1674 --
Part II. No single origin story: multiple views on the emergence of war --
The Queen's right and the Quaker's relation --
Here comes the storm --
The printer's revolt: a narrative of the captivity of James the Printer --
Part III. Colonial containment and networks of kinship: expanding the map of captivity, resistance, and alliance --
The roads leading North: September 1675-January 1676 --
Interlude: "My children are here and I will stay": Menimesit, January 1676 --
The captive's lament: reinterpreting Rowlandson's narrative --
Part IV. The place of peace and the ends of war --
Unbinding the ends of war --
The Northern front: beyond replacement narratives.
Series Title: Henry Roe Cloud series on American Indians and modernity.
Responsibility: Lisa Brooks.

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Winner of the 2019 Bancroft Prize: A compelling and original recovery of Native American resistance and adaptation to colonial America  Read more...

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"By making what we thought was a small story very large indeed-Ms. Brooks really does give us 'A New History of King Philip's War.'"-The Wall Street JournalWinner of one of the 2019 Bancroft Prizes Read more...

 
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