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After King Philip's War: presence and persistence in Indian by Colin G. Calloway

By Colin G. Calloway

The 1676 killing of Metacomet, the tribal chief dubbed "King Philip" via colonists, is often visible as a watershed occasion, marking the top of a bloody struggle, dissolution of Indian society in New England, or even the disappearance of local peoples from the sector. This assortment demanding situations that assumption, exhibiting that Indians tailored and survived, present quietly at the fringes of american society, much less seen than earlier than yet still keeping a special identification and historical past. whereas confinement on tiny reservations, subjection to expanding nation law, enforced abandonment of conventional costume and technique of aid, and racist regulations did reason dramatic alterations, Natives still controlled to take care of their Indianness via customs, kinship, and neighborhood.

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Divorced" from the Land: Resistance and Survival of Indian Women in Eighteenth-Century New England Jean M. O'Brien 144 7. "Once More Let Us Consider": William Apess in the Writing of New England Native American History Barry O'Connell 162 Page vi 8. The Massachusetts Indian Enfranchisement Act: Ethnic Contest in Historical Context, 18491869 Ann Marie Plane and Gregory Button 178 9. Unseen Neighbors: Native Americans of Central Massachusetts, A People Who Had "Vanished" Thomas L. Doughton 207 10.

4566. © 1996 by the University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Publishing Division of the University. All Rights Reserved. The royalties from sales of this book are being contributed to a prize fund for Native American students at Dartmouth College. Page v Contents Preface vii 1. Introduction: Surviving the Dark Ages Colin G. Calloway 1 2. Revisiting The Redeemed Captive: New Perspectives on the 1704 Attack on Deerfield Evan Haefeli and Kevin Sweeney 29 3. The "Disappearance" of the Abenaki in Western Maine: Political Organization and Ethnocentric Assumptions David L.

Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995; orig. pub. 1965), which argues that the first two generations of Puritan settlers pursued generally peaceful and equitable relations with Indians, and Francis Jennings, The Invasion of America: Indians, Colonialism, and the Cant of Conquest (New York: W. W. Norton, 1976), which argues that not only did the Puritans have genocidal intentions toward Indians but they also distorted the record.

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