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A rabble in arms : Massachusetts towns and militiamen during King Philip's War

Author: Kyle F Zelner
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2010.
Series: Warfare and culture series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Challenges traditional interpretations of who was called to serve during during King Philip's War

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kyle F Zelner
ISBN: 9780814797341 0814797342 9780814797181 0814797180
OCLC Number: 650442754
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Description: xv, 325 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: "For the best ordering of the militia": English military precedent and the early Massachusetts Bay Militia --
The Massachusetts Bay Militia and the practice of impressment during King Philip's War --
Many men, many choices: impressment in Essex County's thriving towns --
Few men, few options: impressment in Essex County's small towns --
The pressed men of Essex County: the social identity of the soldiers of King Philip's War --
The effects of impressment: war and peace in Essex County --
Afterword: The military of Massachusetts Bay transformed --
Appendix 1. The soldiers of Essex County in King Philip's War, 1675-1676 --
Appendix 2. Rowley's 1662 Tax List: Ranked by family with soldiers' families highlighted --
Appendix 3. Topsfield's 1668 Tax List: Ranked by family with soldiers' families highlighted --
Appendix 4. An examination of the age of Essex County soldiers and officers in King Philip's War, 1675-1676.
Series Title: Warfare and culture series.
Responsibility: Kyle F. Zelner.

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"Zelner has done meticulous research on the social composition of the Essex men who went to war in 1675-76. He has done a model job of mining sources to show the complexity of social and economic Read more...

 
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