Flintlock and Tomahawk: New England in King Philip's War

Flintlock and Tomahawk: New England in King Philip's War

by Douglas Edward Leach

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ISBN-13: 9780881508857
Publisher: Countryman Press, The
Publication date: 09/21/2009
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 316
Sales rank: 567,964
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Douglas Edward Leach (1920-2003) was a distinguished scholar and professor of American history. Leach spent the last three decades of his career at Vanderbilt University. Among his achievements were Fulbright Lectureships at the Universities of Liverpool, England, and Auckland, New Zealand. His other published works include The Northern Colonial Frontier, 1607-1763; Arms for Empire; and Roots of Conflict: British Armed Forces and Colonial Americans, 1677-1763. Leach’s final book, Now Hear This: The Memoir of a Junior Naval Officer in the Great Pacific War, won the John Lyman Book Award of the North American Society for Oceanic History.

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Flintlock and Tomahawk: New England in King Philip's War 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Papa-Jack More than 1 year ago
So you wonder how the Minute Men got their training? Here it is King Phillips War More life lost per pecentage of the Population than any other War fought by the Free Englishman soon to be Americans (And they paid their own way too). That's right even the Civil War. This is the Birth of Mrs Rowlandsons captivety and her subsequent best selling Diary Seeing her daughter and a lot of other settlers Killed. If only the Indians could of Got along? Parrallels the Middle East, all about the land just follow the money. Not much has changed with the Human Condition. We still fear one anothers differances and are more than willing to Kill over them in the name of our maker or our land. Here you have a chronological narrative which will shed much light on the many Golf Courses in the New England Area and how they got their name. Informative but I repeat only the True History Buffs for this one