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Author Bailyn, Bernard.
Title The barbarous years : the peopling of British North America : the conflict of civilizations, 1600-1675 / Bernard Bailyn.
Published New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
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 Floor2  E191 .B35 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xv, 614 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Note "This is a Borzoi Book "-- T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Canada -- History -- To 1763 (New France)
Immigrants -- North America -- History -- 17th century.
North America -- Civilization -- 17th century.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 17th century.
ISBN 9780394515700
OCLC number 773667555