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

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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 Warexpands 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 Waris 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--one of America's first and costliest wars--began in 1675 as an Indian raid on several farms in Plymouth Colony, but quickly escalated into a full-scale war engulfing all of southern New England.

Synopsis:

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, 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, 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.

About the Author

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 eleven books about New England, including a historical novel set during King Philip's War titled Until I Have No Country. He lives in Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780881504835
Author:
Schultz, Eric B.
Author:
Tougias, Michael J.
Author:
Tougias, Michael
Author:
Schultz, Eric B.
Publisher:
Countryman Press
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
United States - Colonial Period
Subject:
United States / Colonial Period(1600-1775)
Subject:
US History-Colonial America
Copyright:
Publication Date:
December 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.9 in 1.24 lb

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"Synopsis" by , King Philip's War--one of America's first and costliest wars--began in 1675 as an Indian raid on several farms in Plymouth Colony, but quickly escalated into a full-scale war engulfing all of southern New England.
"Synopsis" by , 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, 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, 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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