King Philip's War: The History and Legacy of America's Forgotten Conflict

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W. W. Norton, Incorporated, 2017 - 432 sidor
At once an in-depth history of this pivotal war and a guide to the historical sites where the ambushes, raids, and battles took place, King Philip's War expands our understanding of American history and provides insight into the nature of colonial and ethnic wars in general. Through a careful reconstruction of events, first-person accounts, period illustrations, and maps, and by providing information on the exact locations of more than fifty battles, King Philip's War is useful as well as informative. Students of history, colonial war buffs, those interested in Native American history, and anyone who is curious about how this war affected a particular New England town, will find important insights into one of the most seminal events to shape the American mind and continent.

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King Philip's War: the history and legacy of America's forgotten conflict

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This work about the brutal 18th-century war between Indian tribes (led by a daring and skilled chief known as King Philip) is divided into three quite different parts. The first part provides a ... Läs hela recensionen

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Well written but would have liked to have seen ,more history and less guide book. Läs hela recensionen

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Om författaren (2017)

Educated at Brown and Harvard, Eric B. Schultz is the chairman of an information logistics company. Over the last decade, reconstructing the history of King Philip's War has taken him to sites, historical societies, and book archives all across New England. He lives in Massachusetts.

Michael J. Tougias is the author of numerous books including The Finest Hours, which was recently adapted into a feature film starring Chris Pine. He lives in Massachusetts.

Nathaniel Philbrick is the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea, Mayflower, and Valiant Ambition. He lives in Nantucket.

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