Sovereignty and Goodness of God: with Related Documents / Edition 1

Sovereignty and Goodness of God: with Related Documents / Edition 1

by Mary Rowlandson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312111517

ISBN-13: 9780312111519

Pub. Date: 02/28/1997

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

Mary Rowlandson's The Sovereignty and Goodness of God, first published in 1682, is an English Puritan woman's account of her captivity among Native Americans during Metacom's War (1675-76) in southeastern New England. In this volume, 17 related documents support Rowlandson's text, which is reprinted from the earliest surviving edition of the narrative.  See more details below

Overview

Mary Rowlandson's The Sovereignty and Goodness of God, first published in 1682, is an English Puritan woman's account of her captivity among Native Americans during Metacom's War (1675-76) in southeastern New England. In this volume, 17 related documents support Rowlandson's text, which is reprinted from the earliest surviving edition of the narrative.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312111519
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Series:
Bedford Cultural Editions Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
212,047
Product dimensions:
6.21(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.32(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
List of Illustrations

PART I. INTRODUCTION: MARY ROWLANDSON AND HER REMOVES

The Setting: Metacom's War (1675-1676)
Mary Rowlandson and Her Narrative
The Great Migration
The Anglo-Indian Frontier
A World Upended
Reordering and Remembering

PART II. THE DOCUMENT

The Preface to the Reader
A Narrative of the Captivity and Restauration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson

PART III. RELATED DOCUMENTS

Metacom on the Causes of Anglo-Indian War
1. John Easton, Excerpt from "A Relacion om the Indyan Warre," 1675

The Perils of War
2. The Examination and Relation of James Quannapaquait, January 24, 1675
3. Town of Lancaster, Petition to the Governor and Council of Massachusetts, March 11, 1675
4. Job Kattananit, Petition to the Governor and Council of Massachusetts, February 14, 1675
5. Indians' Letter to English Troops at Medfield, 1675

The Redemption of Mary Rowlandson
6. John Leverett, Letter to "Indian Sagamores," March 31, 1676
7. Sam et al., Letter to John Leverett, April 12, 1676
8. James Printer et al., Letter to John Leverett et al., ca. April 1676
9. Letter from Massachusetts Governor's Council to "Indian Sachems," April 28, 1676

Postwar Justice
10. Andrew Pittimee et al. Petition to the Governor and Council of Massachusetts, June 1676
11. Massachusetts Council to James Quanapohit et al., 1676
12. Mattamuck et al., Letter to John Leverett et al., July 6, 1676
13. A Memorandum of Indian Children Put Forth into Service to the English, August 10, 1676
14. John Hull, Excerpt from John Hull's Journal, August 24, 1676
15. Daniel Gookin, An Account of the Disposall of the Indians, Our Friends, November 10, 1676

Joseph Rowlandson's Final Sermon
16. Joseph Rowlandson, "The Possibility of God's Forsaking a people, That have been visibly near & dear to him," November 21, 1678

The Captivity of Hannah Dustin
17. Cotton Mather, Excerpt from Decennium Luctousum, 1699

APPENDICES

A Rowlandson Chronology
Questions for Consideration
Selected Bibliography

Index

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