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17th Century Encampment, Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center. 2015.

17th Century Encampment, Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center. 2015.

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Journal Articles:

Anderson, Virginia DeJohn. “King Philip’s Herds: Indians, Colonists, and the Problem of Livestock in Early New England.” The William and Mary Quarterly 51, no. 4 (1994): 601-624.

Angell, Stephen W. “‘Learn of the Heathen’: Quakers and Indians in Southern New England, 1656-1676.” Quaker History 92, no. 1 (2003): 1-21.

Bragdon, Kathleen Joan. “Crime and Punishment among the Indians of Massachusetts, 1675-1750.” Ethnohistory 26, no. 1 (1981): 23-32.

Cesarini, Patrick J. “‘What Has Become of Your Praying to God?’ Daniel Gookin’s Troubled History of King Philip’s War.” Early American Literature 44, no. 3 (2009): 489-515.

Cook, Sherburne F. “Interracial Warfare and Population Decline among the New England Indians.” Ethnohistory 20, no. 1 (1973): 1-24.

Cray Jr., Robert E. “‘Weltering in Their Own Blood’: Puritan Casualties in King Philip’s War.” Historical Journal of Massachusetts 37, no. 2 (2009): 107-123.

DeLucia, Christine. “Locating Kickemuit: Springs, Stone Materials and Contested Placemaking in the Northeastern Borderlands.” Early American Studies 13, no. 2 (2015): 467-502.

DeLucia, Christine. “The Memory Frontier: Uncommon Pursuits of Past and Place in the Northeast after King Philip’s War.” The Journal of American History 98, no. 4 (2012): 975-997.

Drake, James. “Restraining Atrocity: The Conduct of King Philip’s War.” The New England Quarterly 70, no. 1 (1997): 33-56.

Edney, Matthew H. and Susan Cimburek. “Telling the Traumatic Truth: William Hubbard’s ‘Narrative’ of King Philip’s War and His ‘Map of New-England’.” The William and Mary Quarterly 61, no. 2 (2004): 317-348.

Fisher, Linford D. and Lucas Mason-Brown. “By ‘Treachery and Seduction’: Indian Baptism and Conversion in the Roger Williams Code.” The William and Mary Quarterly 71, no. 2 (2014): 175-202.

Gould, Philip. “Reinventing Benjamin Church: Virtue, Citizenship and the History of King Philip’s War in Early National America.” Journal of the Early Republic 16, no. 4 (1996): 645-657.

Gussman, Deborah. “‘O Savage, Where Art Thou?’: Rhetorics of Reform in William Apess’s ‘Eulogy on King Philip’.” The New England Quarterly 77, no. 3 (2004): 451-477.

Leach, Douglas E. “Benjamin Batten and the London Gazette Report on King Philip’s War.” The New England Quarterly 36, no. 4 (1963): 502-517.

Lepore, Jill. “Dead Men Tell No Tales: John Sassamon and the Fatal Consequences of Literacy.” American Quarterly 46, no. 4 (1994): 479-512.

Little, Ann. “‘Shoot That Rogue, for He Hath an Englishman’s Coat On!’: Cultural Cross-Dressing on the New England Frontier, 1620-1760.” The New England Quarterly 74, no. 2 (2001): 238-273.

McCue, Michael Westaway. “The Soldier and the ‘King’.” American History 37, no. 2 (2002): 44-59.

Morrison, Kenneth M. “The Bias of Colonial Law: English Paranoia and the Abenaki Arena of King Philip’s War, 1675-1678.” The New England Quarterly 53, no. 3 (1980): 363-387.

Nelsen, Anne Kusener. “King Philip’s War and the Hubbard-Mather Rivalry.” The William and Mary Quarterly 27, no. 4 (1970): 615-629.

Peterson, Harold L. “The Military Equipment of the Plymouth and Bay Colonies.” The New England Quarterly 20, no. 2 (1947): 197-208.

Potter, Tiffany. “Writing Indigenous Femininity: Mary Rowlandson’s Narrative of Captivity.” Eigheteeth-Century Studies 36, no. 2 (2003): 153-167.

Pulsipher, Jenny Hale. “Massacre at Hurtleberry Hill: Christian Indians and English Authority in Metacom’s War.” The William and Mary Quarterly 53, no. 3 (1996): 459-486.

Pulsipher, Jenny Hale. “‘Our Sages are Sageles’: A Letter on Massachusetts Indian Policy after King Philip’s War.” The William and Mary Quarterly 58, no. 2 (2001): 431-448.

Pulsipher, Jenny Hale. “‘Subjects… Unto the Same King’: New England Indians and the Use of Royal Political Power.” Massachusetts Historical Review 5, 29-57.

Ranlet, Philip. “Another Look at the Causes of King Philip’s War.” The New England Quarterly 61, no. 1 (1988): 79-100.

Sayre, Gordon. “Melodramas of Rebellion: Metamora and the Literary Historiography of King Philip’s War in the 1820s.” Arizona Quarterly 60, no. 2 (2004): 1-32.

Velikova, Roumiana. “‘Philip, King of the Pequots’: The History of an Error.” Early American Literature 37, no. 2 (2002): 311-335.

Washburn, Wilcomb E. “Governor Berkeley and King Philip’s War.” The New England Quarterly 30, no. 3 (1957): 363-377.

Wolfe, Eric A. “Mourning, Melancholia, and Rhetorical Sovereignty in William Apess’s Eulogy on King Philip.” Studies in American Indian Literatures 20, no. 4 (2008): 1-23.

Worrall, Arthur J. “Persecution, Politics, and War: Roger Williams, Quakers, and King Philip’s War.” Quaker History 66, no. 2 (1977): 73-86.

Zelner, Kyle F. “Essex County’s Two Militias: The Social Composition of Offensive and Defensive Units during King Philip’s War, 1675-1676.” The New England Quarterly 72, no. 4 (1999): 577-593.


Bodge, George Madison. Soldiers in King Philip’s War. Reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991 (1906).

Brohead, John Romeyn, Ed. Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New York. New York: Weed, Parsons, and Company, 1855.

Hubbard, William. A Narrative of the Troubles with the Indians in New England, from the First Planting in the Year 1607, To this Present Year 1677. Boston: John Foster, 1677.

Leach, Douglas Edward. Flintlock and Tomahawk: New England in King Philip’s War. New York: Macmillian, 1958.

L’Estrange, Roger. A True Account of the Most Considerable Occurances That Hapned in the Ware Between the English and the Indians in New-England from the Fifth of May 1676 to the Fourth of August Last. London: Printing-Press in Cornhill, 1676.

Shurtleff, Nathaniel B., Ed. Records of the Governor and Company of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, 1674-1686. Boston: William White, 1854.

Trumbull, J. Hammond, Ed. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut, Prior to the Union with New Haven Colony, Volume I. Hartford: Brown & Parsons, 1850.

Warren, Jason. Connecticut Unscathed. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2014.

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