THE JOHN HARVARD LIBRARY
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Puritans among the Indians

Accounts of Captivity and Redemption, 1676–1724

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$32.50 • £25.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674738997

Publication: March 1986

Short

286 pages

6 x 9 inches

11 halftones, 1 map

Belknap Press

The John Harvard Library

World

These eight reports by white settlers held captive by Indians gripped the imagination not only of early settlers but also of American writers through our history. Puritans among the Indians presents, in modern spelling, the best of the New England narratives. These both delineate the social and ideological struggle between the captors and the settlers, and constitute a dramatic rendition of the Puritans’ spiritual struggle for redemption.