King Philip's War: The History and Legacy of America's Forgotten Conflict

By: Schultz, Eric B.; Tougias, Michael J.

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Very light edge wear. 2000 Trade Paperback. xv, 416 pp. King Philip's War--one of America's first and costliest wars--began in 1675 as an Indian raid on several farms in Plymouth Colony, but quickly escalated into a full-scale war engulfing all of southern New England. At once an in-depth history of this pivotal war and a guide to the historical sites where the ambushes, raids, and battles took place, King Philip's War expands our understanding of American history and provides insight into the nature of colonial and ethnic wars in general. Through a careful reconstruction of events, first-person accounts, period illustrations, and maps, and by providing information on the exact locations of more than fifty battles, King Philip's War is useful as well as informative. Students of history, colonial war buffs, those interested in Native American history, and anyone who is curious about how this war affected a particular New England town, will find important insights into one of the most seminal events to shape the American mind and continent.

Title: King Philip's War: The History and Legacy of America's Forgotten Conflict

Author: Schultz, Eric B.; Tougias, Michael J.

Categories: Military, American, Colonial Era,

Publisher: The Countryman Press: 2000

ISBN Number: 0881504831

ISBN Number 13: 9780881504835

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2153522

Keywords: MILITARY HISTORY AMERICAN COLONIES COLONIAL AMERICA KING PHILIP'S WAR NATIVE AMERICANS TRIBAL CONFLICT METACOMET INDIAN TRIBE,