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The Pequot War

Author: Alfred A Cave
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1996.
Series: Native Americans of the Northeast.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : State or province government publication   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers the first full-scale analysis of the Pequot War (1636-37), a pivotal event in New England colonial history. Through an innovative rereading of the Puritan sources, Alfred A. Cave refutes claims that settlers acted defensively to counter a Pequot conspiracy to exterminate Europeans. Drawing on archaeological, linguistic, and anthropological evidences to trace the evolution of the conflict, he sheds  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Cave, Alfred A.
Pequot War.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)604416614
Online version:
Cave, Alfred A.
Pequot War.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)607780366
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred A Cave
ISBN: 1558490299 9781558490291 1558490302 9781558490307
OCLC Number: 33405267
Description: ix, 219 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Preconceptions and misperceptions --
2. Wampum, pelts, and power --
3. Pequots and Puritans: the origins of the conflict --
4. The Pequots humbled --
5. The Pequot War and the mythology of the frontier.
Series Title: Native Americans of the Northeast.
Responsibility: Alfred A. Cave.
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An analysis of the Pequot War (1636-1637), a pivotal event in New England colonial history. After years of peace, Puritan settlers mounted a brutal assault on the Pequot Indians of Connecticut. This  Read more...

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