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The Resource Mayflower : a story of courage, community, and war, Nathaniel Philbrick

Mayflower : a story of courage, community, and war, Nathaniel Philbrick

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Mayflower : a story of courage, community, and war
Title
Mayflower
Title remainder
a story of courage, community, and war
Statement of responsibility
Nathaniel Philbrick
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From the perilous ocean crossing to the shared bounty of the first Thanksgiving, the Pilgrim settlement of New England has become enshrined as our most sacred national myth. Yet, as author Philbrick reveals, the true story of the Pilgrims is much more than the well-known tale of piety and sacrifice; it is a 55-year epic. The Mayflower's religious refugees arrived in Plymouth Harbor during a period of crisis for Native Americans, as disease spread by European fishermen devastated their populations. Initially the two groups maintained a fragile working relationship. But within decades, New England erupted into King Philip's War, a savage conflict that nearly wiped out colonists and natives alike, and forever altered the face of the fledgling colonies and the country that would grow from them. Philbrick has fashioned a fresh portrait of the dawn of American history--dominated right from the start by issues of race, violence, and religion.--From publisher description
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.2/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Mayflower : a story of courage, community, and war, Nathaniel Philbrick
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [415]-443) and index
Contents
Discovery -- Accommodation -- Community -- War
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 461 p.
Isbn
9780670037605
Lccn
2005058470
Other control number
9780670037605
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
ocm62766154
Label
Mayflower : a story of courage, community, and war, Nathaniel Philbrick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [415]-443) and index
Contents
Discovery -- Accommodation -- Community -- War
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 461 p.
Isbn
9780670037605
Lccn
2005058470
Other control number
9780670037605
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
ocm62766154

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