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Author Fraser, Rebecca, author.

Title The Mayflower : the families, the voyage, and the founding of America / Rebecca Fraser.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    974.402 FRA    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description xiii, 358 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: 1676 -- Droitwich -- Leiden -- Leaving Holland -- The voyage -- Land -- Massasoit -- The building of "our town" -- Good farms -- Massachusetts begins -- The Pequot War -- The Pan-Indian Conspiracy -- Leaving for London, 1646 -- Republican England -- Hercules -- Generational change -- The coming of war -- King Philip's War -- Penelope alone: the widow's bed "not priced" -- Penelope's final actions.
Summary Draws on contemporary documents to examine the lives of an ordinary family, the Winslows, made less ordinary by their responses to the challenges of the New World after their passage on the Mayflower.
Subject Winslow, Edward, 1595-1655.
Winslow, Josiah, 1629?-1680.
Winslow family.
Mayflower (Ship).
Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony)
Massachusetts -- History -- New Plymouth, 1620-1691.
ISBN 9781250108562 hardcover
125010856X hardcover

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