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God, War, and Providence: The Epic Struggle of Roger Williams and the Narragansett Indians Against the Puritans of New England

James A. Warren
Format
Book
Published
New York : Scribner, 2018.
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition
Language
English
ISBN
9781501180415, 150118041X
Summary
"The tragic and fascinating history of the first epic struggle between white settlers and Native Americans in the early seventeenth century: a fresh look at the aggressive expansionist Puritans in New England and the determined Narragansett Indians, who refused to back down and accept English authority over people and their land."--Amazon.
Contents
  • A winter invasion in Narragansett Country
  • 1635: Indians and Puritans, separate and together
  • A Godly minister, banished
  • "For persons distressed of conscience": Providence
  • Troubles on the frontier: The Pequot War
  • "Did ever friends deal so with friends?"
  • To London
  • Rumors of war, unity at last, 1644-57
  • A royal charter, and new troubles in Narragansett Country, 1657-65
  • "In a strange way": King Philip's War
  • The Narragansett War.
Description
xiii, 287 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-273) and index.
Technical Details
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