PURITANS among the INDIANS: Accounts of Captivity andf Redemption 1676-1724

PURITANS among the INDIANS: Accounts of Captivity andf Redemption 1676-1724

by Alden T. Vaughan
     
 
These eight reports by white settlers held captive by Indians gripped the imagination not only of early settlers but also of American writers through our history. Puritans among the Indians presents, in modern spelling, the best of the New England narratives. These both delineate the social and ideological struggle between the captors and the settlers, and

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These eight reports by white settlers held captive by Indians gripped the imagination not only of early settlers but also of American writers through our history. Puritans among the Indians presents, in modern spelling, the best of the New England narratives. These both delineate the social and ideological struggle between the captors and the settlers, and constitute a dramatic rendition of the Puritans' spiritual struggle for redemption.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674739017
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
06/22/1981
Series:
John Harvard Library Series
Pages:
275
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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