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Title:
The barbarous years : the peopling of British North America : the conflict of civilizations, 1600-1675 / Bernard Bailyn.
Call Number:
973.2 BAI
Publication Date:
2012.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publisher:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Physical Description:
xv, 614 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Notes:
"This is a Borzoi Book "-- T.p. verso.
Contents:
Pt. 1: Foundations. The Americans -- Pt. 2: Conquest. The Europeans ; Death on a coastal fringe ; The "Hammerours'" regime ; Recruitment, expansion, and transformation ; "A flood, a flood of bloud" ; Terra-Maria ; The Chesapeake's new world ; The Dutch farrago ; Carnage and civility in a developing hub of commerce ; Swedes, Finns, and the passion of Pieter Plockhoy ; God's conventicle, Bradford's lamentation ; The New-English Sionists : fault lines, diversity, and persecution ; Abrasions, utopians, and holy war ; Defiance and disarray -- Pt. 3: Emergence. The British Americans.
Summary:
From an acclaimed historian of early America, a compelling account of the first great transit of people from Britain, Europe, and Africa to the British colonies of North America and their involvements with each other and the indigenous peoples of the eastern seaboard.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Horizon Bib Number:
1406046
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