Our Beloved Kin A New History of King Philip's War /

"With rigorous original scholarship and creative narration, Lisa Brooks recovers a complex picture of war, captivity, and Native resistance during the "First Indian War" (later named King Philip's War) by relaying the stories of Weetamoo, a female Wampanoag leader, and James Prin...

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Author / Creator: Brooks, Lisa Tanya (Author)
Format: Electronic eBook
Imprint: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2018]
Series:Henry Roe Cloud series on American Indians and modernity.
Online Access:Available in MAS Reference eBook Collection.
Available in EBSCO eBooks.
Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: Caskoak, the place of peace
  • Part I. The education of Weetamoo and James Printer: exchange, diplomacy, dispossession
  • Namumpum, "our beloved kinswoman," Saunkskwa of Pocasset: bonds, acts, deeds
  • The Harvard Indian College scholars and the Algonquian origins of American literature
  • Interlude: Nashaway: Nipmuc country, 1643-1674
  • Part II. No single origin story: multiple views on the emergence of war
  • The Queen's right and the Quaker's relation
  • Here comes the storm
  • The printer's revolt: a narrative of the captivity of James the Printer
  • Part III. Colonial containment and networks of kinship: expanding the map of captivity, resistance, and alliance
  • The roads leading North: September 1675-January 1676
  • Interlude: "My children are here and I will stay": Menimesit, January 1676
  • The captive's lament: reinterpreting Rowlandson's narrative
  • Part IV. The place of peace and the ends of war
  • Unbinding the ends of war
  • The Northern front: beyond replacement narratives.