Flintlock and Tomahawk: New England in King Philip's War

Flintlock and Tomahawk: New England in King Philip's War by Douglas Edward Leach 0881508853 9780881508857
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This classic account of King Philip?s War, first published in 1958, offers a bird?s-eye view of the conflict, from the Wampanoag sachem?s rise to his ultimate defeat. The battles, massacres, stratagems, and logistics of this war are all detailed, with the leaders of both sides figuring prominently in this tale of bloodshed, privation, and woe. The author weighs all the factors contributing to the Native Americans? defeat and surveys the effects of the war on the lives of both Indians and colonists in the years to come. With insight, balance, and compassion, Leach portrays the tragedy of the war and points toward the future of the nascent American republic.      

Author: Douglas Edward Leach

Language: English

Edition: Reprint

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 320

Publisher: Countryman Press

Publication Date: 2009-09-21


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