Writing Indians: Literacy, Christianity, and Native Community in Early America

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A study of cultural encounter, this book takes a fresh look at the much ignored and often misunderstood experience of Christian Indians in early America. Focusing on New England missionary settlements from the mid-seventeenth to the early nineteenth centuries, Hilary E. Wyss examines the ways in which Native American converts to Christianity developed their own distinct identity within the context of a colonial culture. With an approach that weaves together literature, religious studies, and ethno-history, Wyss grounds her ...

Writing Indians: Literacy, Christianity, and Native Community in Early America 2003, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst

ISBN-13: 9781558494121

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Writing Indians: Literacy, Christianity, and Native Community in Early America 2000, University of Massachusetts Press

ISBN-13: 9781558492646

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