The Collected Writings of Samson Occom, Mohegan

The Collected Writings of Samson Occom, Mohegan : Literature and Leadership in Eighteenth-Century Native America

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This Indian World is the first-ever edition of collected writings by pioneering Native American religious and political leader Samson Occom (Mohegan; 1723-1792). Occom's letters, sermons, journals, petitions, and hymns offer unparalleled views into eighteenth-century Native America. Essential reading for scholars of early and Native American history, literature, and more

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  • Hardback | 480 pages
  • 160 x 233.7 x 38.1mm | 816.48g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195170830
  • 9780195170832

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Brooks's excellent collection is an indispensable addition to all New England, Colonial history, and Native American collections. Essential. * R. Berleant-Schiller, CHOICE *show more

About Joanna Brooks

Joanna Brooks is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin and the author of American Lazarus: Religion and the Rise of African-American and Native-American Literatures (Oxford, 2003), winner of the 2003 Modern Language Association William Sanders Scarborough Prize for best book in African-American literature and culture. Robert Warrior is Edith Kinney Gaylord Presidential Professor at the University of Oklahoma. His books include The People and the Word: Reading Native Nonfiction, American Indian Literary Nationalism, and Tribal Secrets: Recovering American Indian Intellectual Traditions .show more

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