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Author Gura, Philip F., 1950-

Title The life of William Apess, Pequot / Philip F. Gura.

Publication Info. Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2015]


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  974.0049734 Ap26Bg 2015    ---  Available
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Description xvii, 190 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-173) and index.
Contents Cruel beginnings (1798-1812) -- War, wandering, and home (1812-1829) -- Interlude: a Methodist life composed (1829-1831) -- Evangelist and organizer (1831-1833) -- The Mashpee Revolt (1833-1834) -- King Philip's heir (1835-1836) -- Mashpee to Washington Street (1837-1839) -- Living with "color".
Summary The Pequot Indian intellectual, author, and itinerant preacher William Apess (1798-1839) was one of the most important voices of the nineteenth century. Here, Philip F. Gura offers the first book-length chronicle of Apess's fascinating and consequential life. After an impoverished childhood marked by abuse, Apess soldiered with American troops during the War of 1812, converted to Methodism, and rose to fame as a lecturer who lifted a powerful voice of protest against the plight of Native Americans in New England and beyond ....-- From cover.
Subject Apess, William, 1798-1839.
Pequot Indians -- Biography.
Methodist Church -- New England -- Clergy -- Biography.
Indians, Treatment of -- New England -- History.
Apess, William, 1798-1839. (OCoLC)fst01897515
Indians, Treatment of. (OCoLC)fst00970120
Methodist Church -- Clergy. (OCoLC)fst01018650
Pequot Indians. (OCoLC)fst01057592
New England. (OCoLC)fst01241913
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781469619989 (cloth : alk. paper)
1469619989 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781469619996 (ebook)

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