Shopping Cart Link

Dartmouth College Press

Sign up for our newsletter

Bookmark and Share
Cart link
Paperback add to cart

For Educators
View cart
Add exam ebook
Cover image Click for larger image

After King Philip’s War
Presence and Persistence in Indian New England
Colin G. Calloway, ed.

Reencounters with Colonialism: New Perspectives on the Americas

1997 • 278 pp. 6 tables. 3 maps. 6 x 9"
Native American Studies

$29.95 Paperback, 978-0-87451-819-1
$14.99 Ebook, 978-1-61168-061-4

Check your ebook retailer or local library for ebook availability.

New perspectives on three centuries of Indian presence in New England

The 1676 killing of Metacomet, the tribal leader dubbed "King Philip" by colonists, is commonly seen as a watershed event, marking the end of a bloody war, dissolution of Indian society in New England, and even the disappearance of Native peoples from the region. This collection challenges that assumption, showing that Indians adapted and survived, existing quietly on the fringes of Yankee society, less visible than before but nonetheless retaining a distinct identity and heritage. While confinement on tiny reservations, subjection to increasing state regulation, enforced abandonment of traditional dress and means of support, and racist policies did cause dramatic changes, Natives nonetheless managed to maintain their Indianness through customs, kinship, and community.

Click here for TABLE OF CONTENTS

Reviews / Endorsements

“An outstanding, well-timed introduction to the abundance of emerging scholarship on post-1676 New England native peoples. Calloway has selected some of the very best, most innovative work in this area, and he prefaces the collection with an excellent, concise, highly readable summary of both New England native history before as well as after 1676 and of the scholarly work that has shaped our understanding of that history.” —Neal Salisbury, Smith College

Author Photo

Colin G. Calloway is Professor of History and Native American Studies at Dartmouth College. His many books include New Worlds for All (1997) and The American Revolution in Indian Country (1995). He has also edited North Country Captives (1992) and Dawnland Encounters (1991).

Tue, 15 May 2018 13:01:15 -0500