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Author LinkBailyn, Bernard.
Title LinkThe barbarous years : the peopling of British North America : the conflict of civilizations, 1600-1675 / Bernard Bailyn.
Edition 1st ed.
Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Description xv, 614 p. :  ill. ;  25 cm.
Type of Material Book
Gen. Note "This is a Borzoi Book -- T.p. verso."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [533]-596) and index.
Contents Contents: Part I. Foundations. The Americans -- Part II. 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 -- Part III. 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 LinkUnited States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
LinkCanada -- History -- To 1763 (New France)
LinkImmigrants -- North America -- History -- 17th century.
LinkNorth America -- Civilization -- 17th century.
LinkGreat Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 17th century.

System Number 000663757
ISBN Link9780394515700
Link0394515706

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