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The Resource Mayflower : a story of courage, community, and war, Nathaniel Philbrick

Mayflower : a story of courage, community, and war, Nathaniel Philbrick

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Mayflower : a story of courage, community, and war
Title
Mayflower
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a story of courage, community, and war
Statement of responsibility
Nathaniel Philbrick
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the perilous ocean crossing to the shared bounty of the first Thanksgiving, the Pilgrim settlement of New England has become enshrined as our most sacred national myth. Yet, as author Philbrick reveals, the true story of the Pilgrims is much more than the well-known tale of piety and sacrifice; it is a 55-year epic. The Mayflower's religious refugees arrived in Plymouth Harbor during a period of crisis for Native Americans, as disease spread by European fishermen devastated their populations. Initially the two groups maintained a fragile working relationship. But within decades, New England erupted into King Philip's War, a savage conflict that nearly wiped out colonists and natives alike, and forever altered the face of the fledgling colonies and the country that would grow from them. Philbrick has fashioned a fresh portrait of the dawn of American history--dominated right from the start by issues of race, violence, and religion.--From publisher description
Summary
A history of the Pilgrim settlement of New England discusses such topics as the diseases of European origin suffered by the Wampanoag tribe, the relationship between the Pilgrims and their Native American neighbors, and the impact of King Philip's War
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Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2007.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2006.
  • Massachusetts Book Awards, Nonfiction Award, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
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163054
Cataloging source
GO3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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a story of courage, community, and war
Label
Mayflower : a story of courage, community, and war, Nathaniel Philbrick
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Publication
Note
First published in the United States of America by Viking Penguin
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [417]-445) and index
Contents
Discovery: 1. They knew they were pilgrims -- 2. Dangerous shoals and roaring breakers -- 3. Into the void -- 4. Beaten with their own rod -- 5. The heart of the winter -- 6. In the dark and dismal swamp -- 7. Thanksgiving -- Accommodation: 8. The wall -- 9. A ruffling course -- Community: -- 10. One small candle -- 11. The ancient mother -- 12. The trial -- War: 13. Kindling the flame -- 14. The god of armies -- 15. In a strange way -- 16. The better side of the hedge -- Epilogue : Conscience
Control code
4223105
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xv, 463 p.
Isbn
9780143111979
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn123169001
  • (OCoLC)123169001
Label
Mayflower : a story of courage, community, and war, Nathaniel Philbrick
Publication
Note
First published in the United States of America by Viking Penguin
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [417]-445) and index
Contents
Discovery: 1. They knew they were pilgrims -- 2. Dangerous shoals and roaring breakers -- 3. Into the void -- 4. Beaten with their own rod -- 5. The heart of the winter -- 6. In the dark and dismal swamp -- 7. Thanksgiving -- Accommodation: 8. The wall -- 9. A ruffling course -- Community: -- 10. One small candle -- 11. The ancient mother -- 12. The trial -- War: 13. Kindling the flame -- 14. The god of armies -- 15. In a strange way -- 16. The better side of the hedge -- Epilogue : Conscience
Control code
4223105
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xv, 463 p.
Isbn
9780143111979
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn123169001
  • (OCoLC)123169001

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