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So Dreadful a Judgment: Puritan Responses to King Philip's War, 1676-77

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For the newly established New England colonies, the war with the Indians of 1675-77 was a catastrophe that pushed the settlements perilously close to worldly ruin. Moreover, it seemed to call into question the religious mission and spiritual status of a group that considered itself a Chosen People, carrying out a divinely inspired "errand into the wilderness." Seven texts ...more
Hardcover, 490 pages
Published November 1st 1979 by Wesleyan Univ Pr (first published 1979)
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Richard Slotkin (1942-) is a cultural critic, historian, and novelist
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