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Account of Mary Rowlandson and Other Indian Captivity Narratives - 05 edition

Account of Mary Rowlandson and Other Indian Captivity Narratives (ISBN10: 0486445208; ISBN13: 9780486445205)
ISBN13: 978-0486445205
ISBN10: 0486445208

Summary: Among the most celebrated of such documents in American history, Mary Rowlandson's account of her captivity by the Narragansett Indians in 1676 details her hardships and suffering, but also includes invaluable observations on Native American life and customs. An immediate bestseller when first published in 1682, Rowlandson's narrative is widely regarded today as a classic and the first in a series of "captivity narratives" in which women, seized by Indians, su
rvived against overwhelming odds. Of special interest to historians, students of Native American culture, and adventure enthusiasts.
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Summary: Among the most celebrated of such documents in American history, Mary Rowlandson's account of her captivity by the Narragansett Indians in 1676 details her hardships and suffering, but also includes invaluable observations on Native American life and customs. An immediate bestseller when first published in 1682, Rowlandson's narrative is widely regarded today as a classic and the first in a series of "captivity narratives" in which women, seized by Indians, survived against overwhelming odds. Of special interest to historians, students of Native American culture, and adventure enthusiasts. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 05
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Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.
Year Published: 2005
International: No



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