The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity

The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity

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King Philip's War, the excruciating racial war—colonists against Indians—that erupted in New England in 1675, was, in proportion to population, the bloodiest in American history. Some even argued that the massacres and outrages on both sides were too horrific to "deserve the name of a war."

    The war's brutality compelled the colonists to defend themselves against accusations that they had become savages. But Jill Lepore makes… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (September 23, 2009)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 368 pages

File size: 5.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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