Peaceable kingdom lost : : the Paxton Boys and the destruction of William Penn's holy experiment

Title Peaceable kingdom lost : : the Paxton Boys and the destruction of William Penn's holy experiment
Names Kenny, Kevin.
Book Number BR018523
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Historian recounts the 1763 massacre of Native Americans that destroyed the peace established eighty years earlier by Pennsylvania Quaker William Penn. Discusses the attack by Presbyterian militiamen the Paxton Boys, who sought land, and the increasing violence against Indians during the French and Indian, Pontiac's, and Revolutionary wars. Violence. 2009.
Local Subject History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Short Book - SH
Audience Notes Contains violence.
LC Subject Culture conflict - Pennsylvania - History
Indians of North America - Pennsylvania - History - 18th century
Paxton Boys
Vigilantes - Pennsylvania - History - 18th century
Pennsylvania - History - Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Pennsylvania - Race relations - History - 18th century
Call Number 323.1197074809033 ANF
Language English
Released 2009
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2009 (CPH, transcribing agency).
Original Publication Transcription of: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009. 9780195331509
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