The Collected Writings of Samson Occom, Mohegan

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

3.28 (14 ratings by Goodreads)
Edited by  , Foreword by 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 4 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

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 religion.show more

Product details

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

Review quote

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

Rating details

14 ratings
3.28 out of 5 stars
5 21% (3)
4 7% (1)
3 57% (8)
2 7% (1)
1 7% (1)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X