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The Historical Writings of John Fiske (Volume 6); Illustrated with Many Photogravures, Maps, Charts, Facsimiles, Etc. (Paperback) Loot Price: R384
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The Historical Writings of John Fiske (Volume 6); Illustrated with Many Photogravures, Maps, Charts, Facsimiles, Etc....

The Historical Writings of John Fiske (Volume 6); Illustrated with Many Photogravures, Maps, Charts, Facsimiles, Etc. (Paperback)

John Fiske

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1902. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Day breaking, if not the Sun rising, of the Gospel with the Indians in New England, London, 1647; and The Glorious Progress of the Gospel amongst the Indians in New England, 1649. See also Shepard's Clear Sunshine of the Gospel breaking forth upon the Indians, 1648; and Whitfield's Light appearing more and more towards the Perfect Day, 1651. The principal authority for Philip's War is Hubbard's Present State of New England, being a Narrative of the Troubles with the Indians, 167 7. Church's Entertaining Passages relating to Philip's War, published in 1716, and republished in 1865, with notes by Mr. Dexter, is a charming book. See also Mrs. Rowlandson's True History, Cambridge, Mass., 1682; Mather's Brief History of the War, 1676; Drake's Old Indian Chronicle, Boston, 1836; Gookin's Historical Collections of the Indians in New England, 1674; and Account of the Doings and Sufferings of the Christian Indians, in Archceologia Americana, vol. ii. Batten's fournal is the diary of a citizen of Boston, sent to England, and is now in MS. among the Colonial Papers. Mrs. Mary Pray's letter (Oct. 20, 1675) is in Mass. Hist. Coll., 5th series, vol. i. p. 105. The great storehouse of information for the Andros period is the Andros Tracts, 3 vols., edited for the Prince Society by W. H. Whitmore. See also Sewall's Diary, Mass. Hist. Coll., 5th series, vols, v.--viii. Sewall has been appropriately called the Puritan Pepys. His book is a mirror of the state of society in Massachusetts at the time when it was beginning to be felt that the old theocratic idea had been tried in the balance and found wanting. There is a wonderful charm in such a book. It makes one feel as if one had really u been there" and taken part in the homely scenes, full of human interest, which it so naivel...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: John Fiske
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 88
ISBN-13: 978-1-153-99490-3
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Anthropology
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Anthropology > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-153-99490-9
Barcode: 9781153994903

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