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Writing Indians: Literacy, Christianity, and Native Community in Early America

Hilary E. Wyss - History - 2003 - 224 pages
A study of cultural encounter, this book takes a fresh look at the much ignored and often misunderstood experience of Christian Indians in early America. Focusing on New ...
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Dry Bones and Indian Sermons: Praying Indians in Colonial America

Kristina Bross - History - 2004 - 257 pages
Native converts to Christianity, dubbed "praying Indians" by seventeenth-century English missionaries, have long been imagined as benign cultural intermediaries between English ...
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English Letters and Indian Literacies: Reading, Writing, and New England ...

Hilary E. Wyss - Literary Criticism - 2012 - 264 pages
As rigid and unforgiving as the boarding schools established for the education of Native Americans could be, the intellectuals who engaged with these schools—including ...
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Future History: Global Fantasies in Seventeenth-Century American and British ...

Kristina Bross - History - 2017 - 288 pages
"Future History traces the ways that English and American writers oriented themselves along an East-West axis to fantasize their place in the world. The book builds on new ...
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The Indian Great Awakening: Religion and the Shaping of Native Cultures in ...

Linford D. Fisher - History - 2012 - 312 pages
The First Great Awakening was a time of heightened religious activity in the colonial New England. Among those whom the English settlers tried to convert to Christianity were ...
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Removable Type: Histories of the Book in Indian Country, 1663-1880

Phillip H. Round - Social Science - 2010 - 296 pages
In 1663, the Puritan missionary John Eliot, with the help of a Nipmuck convert whom the English called James Printer, produced the first Bible printed in North America. It was ...
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Native People of Southern New England, 1650-1775

Kathleen J. Bragdon - History - 2012 - 312 pages
Despite the popular assumption that Native American cultures in New England declined after Europeans arrived, evidence suggests that Indian communities continued to thrive ...
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Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Volume 8

Local history - 1906
Primarily consists of: Transactions, v. 1, 3, 5-8, 10-14, 17-21, 24-28, 32, 34-35, 38, 42-43; and: Collections, v. 2, 4, 9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-31, 33, 36-37, 39-41; also includes ...
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Red Ink: Native Americans Picking Up the Pen in the Colonial Period

Drew Lopenzina - History - 2012 - 412 pages
The Native peoples of colonial New England were quick to grasp the practical functions of Western literacy. Their written literary output was composed to suit their own needs ...
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Red Brethren: The Brothertown and Stockbridge Indians and the Problem of ...

David J. Silverman - History - 2010 - 279 pages
New England Indians created the multitribal Brothertown and Stockbridge communities during the eighteenth century with the intent of using Christianity and civilized reforms to ...
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