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Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Christine M. DeLucia


This book reassesses the nature and meanings of King Philip’s War (1675-1678), a major Indigenous resistance movement and colonial conflict that pervasively reshaped the American Northeast and has reverberated among regional communities for centuries. It focuses on specific places that have been meaningful to Native American (Algonquian) peoples over long spans of time, as well as to colonial New England residents more recently, and how the waging and remembrance of violence at these locales has affected communities’ senses of past, place, and collective purpose. Its case studies reinterpret i ... More

Keywords: King Philip’s War, Native American, Algonquian, New England, Settler Colonialism, Early America, Place, Environment, Memory, American history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780300201178
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300201178.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christine M. DeLucia, author
Mount Holyoke College