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The Barbarous Years: The Peopling of British North America : The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600-1675

Bernard Bailyn
Format
Book
Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
9780394515700 (hbk.), 0394515706 (hbk.)
Summary
From an acclaimed historian of early America, a compelling account of the first great transit of people from Britain, Europe, and Africa to the British colonies of North America and their involvements with each other and the indigenous peoples of the eastern seaboard.
Contents
  • Pt. 1: Foundations. The Americans
  • Pt. 2: Conquest. The Europeans ; Death on a coastal fringe ; The "Hammerours'" regime ; Recruitment, expansion, and transformation ; "A flood, a flood of bloud" ; Terra-Maria ; The Chesapeake's new world ; The Dutch farrago ; Carnage and civility in a developing hub of commerce ; Swedes, Finns, and the passion of Pieter Plockhoy ; God's conventicle, Bradford's lamentation ; The New-English Sionists : fault lines, diversity, and persecution ; Abrasions, utopians, and holy war ; Defiance and disarray
  • Pt. 3: Emergence. The British Americans.
Description
xv, 614 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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