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Subjects unto the same king :Indians, English, and the contest for authority in colonial New England /Jenny Hale Pulsipher.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Pulsipher, Jenny Hale.
Publication
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press
Publisher Series
Early American studies
Early American studies.
Contents
Models of authority -- Massachusetts under fire -- Years of uncertainty -- Allies fall away -- The "Narragansett war" -- A perilous middle ground -- Massachusetts's authority undermined -- A crisis of spirit -- Massachusetts fights alone -- Surrendering authority.
Date
c2005.
Description
"Land ownership was not the sole reason for conflict between Indians and English, Jenny Pulsipher writes in Subjects unto the Same King, a book that redefines the relationship between Indians and colonists in seventeenth-century New England. Rather, the story was much more complicated - and much more interesting. It is a tale of two divided cultures, but also of a host of individuals, groups, colonies, and nations, all of whom used the struggle between and within Indian and English communities to promote their own authority." "As power within New England shifted, Indians appealed outside the region - to other Indian nations, competing European colonies, and the English crown itself - for aid in resisting the overbearing authority of such rapidly expanding societies as the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Thus, Indians were at the center - and not always on the losing end - of a contest for authority that spanned the Atlantic world. Beginning soon after the English settled in Plymouth, the power struggle would eventually spawn a devastating conflict - King Philip's War - and draw the intervention of the crown, resulting in a dramatic loss of authority for both Indians and colonists by century's end." "Through exhaustive research, Jenny Hale Pulsipher has rewritten the accepted history of the Indian-English relationship in colonial New England, revealing it to be much more complex and nuanced than previously supposed."--Jacket.
361 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-346) and index.
ISBN
0812219082 (pbk.)
0812238761 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780812219081 (pbk.)
9780812238761 (cloth : alk. paper)
GUSN
259782
Call Number
Stacks E78.N5 P85 2005
Descriptive terms
Expansie (macht)
Gezag.
History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Indianen.
Indians of North America Government relations To 1789.
Indians of North America Government relations.
Indians of North America History 17th century.
Interessenkonflikt.
King Philip's War.
Kolonisten.
Politics and government To 1775.
Politieke conflicten.
Siedler.
Places
Indianer.
Massachusetts
Neuengland.
New England

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