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The harrowing story of one of America's first and costliest wars - featuring a new foreword by best-selling author Nathaniel Philbrick

At once an in-depth history of this pivotal war and a guide to the historical sites where the ambushes, raids, and battles took place, King Philip's War expands our understanding of American history and provides insight into the nature of colonial and ethnic wars in general. Through a careful reconstruction of events, including first-person accounts, and by providing information on the exact locations of more than 50 battles, King Philip's War is useful as well as informative. Students of history, colonial war buffs, those interested in Native American history, and anyone who is curious about how this war affected a particular New England town, will find important insights into one of the most seminal events to shape the American mind and continent.

©1999 Eric B. Schultz and Michael J. Tougias; foreword copyright 2017 by Nathaniel Philbrick (P)2020 Tantor

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Indian Good; White Man Bad

I only made it through Part I. Seemed well-researched. Lots of detail but not engaging on a personal level. The author's point of view seemed bias. The message here boils down to "Indian good, white man bad".

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Fabulous Book

I Loved this read.Very detailed and informative.I’d definitely recommend this and/or read again.Thank you.

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Interesting Thorough Review

This book tells you EVERYTHING you might want to know about King Philips War. I feel like it could have been half the length, though, and I say that respectfully because it's obvious that the author loves the subject and has poured his heart into the book.

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Excellent

Full of great descriptions of people and places. A valuable piece of history of a horrible War.