Sovereignty and Goodness of God With Related Documents

ISBN-10: 0312111517

ISBN-13: 9780312111519

Edition: 1997

Authors: Neal Salisbury, Mary Rowlandson

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Mary Rowlandson's "The Sovereignty and Goodness of God," first published in 1682, is an English Puritan woman's account of her captivity among Native Americans during Metacom's War (1675-76) in southeastern New England. In this volume, 17 related documents support Rowlandson's text, which is reprinted from the earliest surviving edition of the narrative.
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List price: $20.99
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 2/15/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.14" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Neal Salisbury, Barbara Richmond 1940 Professor Emeritus in the Social Sciences (History), at Smith College, received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of MANITOU AND PROVIDENCE: INDIANS, EUROPEANS, AND THE MAKING OF NEW ENGLAND, 1500-1643 (1982), editor of THE SOVEREIGNTY AND GOODNESS OF GOD, by Mary Rowlandson (1997), and co-editor, with Philip J. Deloria, of THE COMPANION TO AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY (2002). With R. David Edmunds and Frederick E. Hoxie, he has written THE PEOPLE: A HISTORY OF NATIVE AMERICA (2007). He has contributed numerous articles to journals and edited collections and co-edits a book series, CAMBRIDGE STUDIES IN NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY. He is active in the fields of colonial and Native American history and has served as president of the American Society for Ethnohistory and on the Council of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture.

List of Illustrations
Introduction: Mary Rowlandson And Her Removes
The Setting: Metacom's War (1675-1676)
Mary Rowlandson and Her Narrative
The Great Migration
The Anglo-Indian Frontier
A World Upended
Reordering and Remembering
The Document
The Preface to the Reader
A Narrative of the Captivity and Restauration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson
Related Documents
Metacom on the Causes of Anglo-Indian War
John Easton, Excerpt from "A Relacion om the Indyan Warre," 1675
The Perils of War
The Examination and Relation of James Quannapaquait, January 24, 1675
Town of Lancaster, Petition to the Governor and Council of Massachusetts, March 11, 1675
Job Kattananit, Petition to the Governor and Council of Massachusetts, February 14, 1675
Indians' Letter to English Troops at Medfield, 1675
The Redemption of Mary Rowlandson
John Leverett, Letter to "Indian Sagamores," March 31, 1676
Sam et al., Letter to John Leverett, April 12, 1676
James Printer et al., Letter to John Leverett et al., ca. April 1676
Letter from Massachusetts Governor's Council to "Indian Sachems," April 28, 1676
Postwar Justice
Andrew Pittimee et al. Petition to the Governor and Council of Massachusetts, June 1676
Massachusetts Council to James Quanapohit et al., 1676
Mattamuck et al., Letter to John Leverett et al., July 6, 1676
A Memorandum of Indian Children Put Forth into Service to the English, August 10, 1676
John Hull, Excerpt from John Hull's Journal, August 24, 1676
Daniel Gookin, An Account of the Disposall of the Indians, Our Friends, November 10, 1676
Joseph Rowlandson's Final Sermon
Joseph Rowlandson, "The Possibility of God's Forsaking a people, That have been visibly near & dear to him," November 21, 1678
The Captivity of Hannah Dustin
Cotton Mather, Excerpt from Decennium Luctousum, 1699
A Rowlandson Chronology
Questions for Consideration
Selected Bibliography
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