Peaceable Kingdom Lost: The Paxton Boys and the Destruction of William Penn's Holy Experiment

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William Penn established Pennsylvania in 1682 as a "holy experiment" in which Europeans and Indians could live together in harmony. In this book, historian Kevin Kenny explains how this Peaceable Kingdom--benevolent, Quaker, pacifist--gradually disintegrated in the eighteenth century, with disastrous consequences for Native Americans. Kenny recounts how rapacious frontier settlers, most of them of Ulster extraction, began to encroach on Indian land as squatters, while William Penn's sons cast off their father's Quaker ...

Peaceable Kingdom Lost: The Paxton Boys and the Destruction of William Penn's Holy Experiment 2011, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199753949

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Peaceable Kingdom Lost: The Paxton Boys and the Destruction of William Penn's Holy Experiment 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195331509

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