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The sovereignty and goodness of God : together with the faithfulness of his promises displayed : being a narrative of the captivity and restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson and related documents /
edited with an introduction by Neal Salisbury.
imprint
Boston : Bedford Books, c1997.
description
xv, 184 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
ISBN
0312111517
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Boston : Bedford Books, c1997.
isbn
0312111517
general note
Originally published: Cambridge : Printed by Samuel Green, 1682.
catalogue key
4783546
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-176) and index.
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"This edition ofThe Sovereignty and Goodness of God, with documents provided and the editor's very fine introduction, will at long last give scholars and teachers a version of the text equal to its historical and literary importance." Barry O'Connell,Amherst College
"This edition of The Sovereignty and Goodness of God , with documents provided and the editor's very fine introduction, will at long last give scholars and teachers a version of the text equal to its historical and literary importance." Barry O'Connell, Amherst College
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Summaries
Main Description
Mary Rowlandson'sThe 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.
Main Description
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.
Main Description
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.
Table of Contents
Foreword
Preface
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
Appendices
A Rowlandson Chronology
Questions for Consideration
Selected Bibliography
Index
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