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Brethren by nature : New England Indians, colonists, and the origins of American slavery / Margaret Ellen Newell.

Author/creator Newell, Margaret Ellen, 1962-
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoIthaca : Cornell University Press, 2015.
Descriptionxi, 316 pages ; 25 cm
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Contents Introduction : the problem of Indian slavery in early America -- David's warre : the Pequot War and the origins of slavery in New England -- I doe not see how we can thrive until wee get into a stock of slaves : slavery in the Puritan Atlantic world -- Indians we have received into our houses : Pequot War captives in New England households -- Such a servant is part of her master's estate : acculturation, resistance, and the making of a hybrid society -- An Indian to help in the work : the importance of Indian labor in the New England economy -- We sold 47 Indians, young and old, for 80£ in money : enslavement in King Philip's War -- As good if not better then the Moorish slaves : law, slavery, and the second native diaspora -- Free men subjects to the king : the search for enslavable Indians in the Northeast and Southeast -- To be sold in any part of ye kings dominyons : judicial enslavement of New England Indians -- Epilogue : Indians and the origins of American slavery and abolitionism.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2014045640
ISBN9780801434150 (cloth : alk. paper)

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