The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright

The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright

by Ann M. Little


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300218213
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 09/27/2016
Series: The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 465,064
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Ann Little is professor of history at Colorado State University and the author of Abraham in Arms: War and Gender in Colonial New England. She lives in Greeley, CO.

Table of Contents

Timeline: Wars of the Northeastern Borderlands, 1636-1783 ix

A Note on Spelling and Terminology x

Genealogy of the John and Mary Snell Wheelwright Family xii

Acknowledgments xiii

Map of the travels of Esther Wheelwright xviii

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Esther Wheelwright 17

Chapter 2 Mali Among the Wabanaki 47

Chapter 3 Esther Anglaise 84

Chapter 4 Sister Marie-Joseph de l'Enfant Jésus 116

Chapter 5 Mother Esther 167

Chapter 6 Esther Superior 198

Chapter 7 Esther Zelatrix 228

Notes 241

Index 283

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