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John Eliot’s Mission to the Indians before King Philip’s War

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$93.50 • £74.95 • €84.00

ISBN 9780674475373

Publication Date: 04/30/1999


352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 maps, 2 tables


  • 1.The Context of the Mission
  • 2. The Submission of the Sachems and the Birth of the Mission
  • 3. The Early Development of the Mission
  • 4. The Mission and the Millennium
  • 5. The Natick Mission
  • 6. The Remaining Praying Towns
  • 7. Missionary Work outside Massachusetts Bay
  • 8. The Supervision of the Mission
  • Conclusion: The Apostle and the Indians
  • Appendixes
    • John Cotton’s Lectures on Revelation and Canticles
    • Variant Indian Personal and Place Names in the Missionary History of Massachusetts Bay
    • Population Figures and Permanent and Temporary Personnel in the Prewar Settlements
    • Principal Nonantum and Petonset Indians
    • Eliot’s Massachusett Publications
  • Abbreviations
  • Principal Printed Sources
  • Notes
  • Index

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