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The Barbarous Years: The Peopling of British North America: The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600–1675
 
 
Author
Bernard Bailyn.
Publisher Vintage  
Format paperback
ISBN 9780375703461
Pages/Publication Date 614/2013
Daedalus Item Code 38846
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(2013 Pulitzer Prize Finalist) Honored with a 2010 National Humanities Medal and the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes and a National Book Award, historian Bernard Bailyn here gives us an enthralling new perspective on the first great transit of people from Britain, Europe, and Africa to British North America. They came from England, the Netherlands, the German and Italian states, France, Africa, Sweden, and Finland, and they moved to the western hemisphere for different reasons, from different social backgrounds and cultures. They represented a spectrum of religious attachments. In the early years, their stories are not mainly of triumph but rather of confusion, failure, violence, and the loss of civility as they sought to normalize situations and recapture lost worlds. It was a thoroughly brutal encounter—not only between the Europeans and native peoples and between Europeans and Africans, but also among Europeans themselves, as they sought to control and prosper in the new configurations of life that were emerging around them. The Pulitzer Board, in naming The Barbarous Years a finalist for the 2013 prize, called it "a luminous account of how the British colonies took root amid raw brutality, often with terrible consequences for the settlers as well as the native population."

"Drawing on decades of sound, dynamic research, the author has provided scholars and general readers alike with an insightful and engaging account of Colonial America that signals a reset on Colonial studies, the culmination of his work.... Superbly told."—Library Journal (starred review)

 
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