Reading List

Day 1: SUNDAY (July 9 & 23)

Wilkie, Richard W. and Jack Tager. Historical Atlas of Massachusetts. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1991. Explore maps on pages 10 & 11, 12, 14, 15, 17

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Capt. John Smith, “New England...1614.” in The General Historie of Virginie, New England and the Summer Isles. London: I.D. and I.H. for Michael Sparkes, 1624.

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Seller, John.  A Mapp of New England. London: John Hills, 1675.

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Foster, John. “A Map of New-England…” in William Hubbard. A Narrative of the Troubles with the Indians in New England. London: John Foster, 1677.

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Day 2: MONDAY (July 10 & 24)

Bauer, Ralph. “Of New Worlds and Old Words: Cultural Geography and the Linguistic Discovery of America," in American Literary Geographies: Spatial Practice and Cultural Production, 1500-1900, eds. Martin Bruckner and Hsuan L. Hsu (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2007) 29-60.

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Housen, Abigail and Philip Yenawine. “Visual Thinking Strategies: Understanding the Basics.” New York: Visual Understanding in Education, 2001. PDF.

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Jehlen, Myra and Warner, Michael eds. The English Literatures of America, 1500-1800. Routledge, 1996.  489-491.

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Mulford, Carla, Vietto, Angela, & Winans, Amy, eds. Early American Writings. (Oxford University Press, 2001).

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Day 3: TUESDAY (July 11 & 25)

Cronon, William. Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England. Hill and Wang, 2003. (Chapters 2-5)

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Day 4: WEDNESDAY (July 12 & 26)

Introduction. A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson. 1682. Mary Rowlandson.

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A Relation of the Indian War by Mr. Easton of Rhode Island, 1675. John Easton.

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Introduction. A Brief Narrative of the Progress of the Gospel amongst the Indians in New England, in the Year 1670… John Eliot.

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Salisbury, Neal. The Sovereignty and Goodness of God, Together with the Faithfulness of His Promises Displayed.

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Stephens, David. “Making Sense of Maps.” History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the Web. American Social History Productions. February 2002. Web.

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Day 5: THURSDAY (July 13 & 27)

Pearce, Margaret W. “Native mapping in Southern New England Indian deeds.” Ed. G. M. Lewis. Cartographic Encounters: Perspectives on Native American Mapmaking and Map Use. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998. 157–186. Print.

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Warhus, Mark. “Chapter 2” Another America: Native American Maps and the History of Our Land. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 1998.

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Day 6: FRIDAY (July 14 & 28)

Letter From Captain Thomas Hamilton to the Admiralty Board, December 16, 1675

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The Memorial of Samuel Hall of Fairfield, May 9, 1678

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The Petition of John Thaxter of Hingham, January 11, 1676

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The Petition of John Eliot, 1675

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Tumpatawin

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Pray

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Fisher

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Memorial of Indian Peter, May 30, 1685

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Informational Sheet & Teacher Resources

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Optional Further Reading (not provided)

Mandell, Daniel R. King Philip's War: Colonial Expansion, Native Resistance, and the End of Indian Sovereignty. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. Print.

Philbrick, Nathaniel. Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War. New York: Viking Press, 2006. Print.