The Life of William Apess, Pequot

The Life of William Apess, Pequot

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The Pequot Indian intellectual, author, and itinerant preacher Willaim Apess (1798-1839) was one of the most important voices of the nineteenth century. Here, Philip F. Gura offers the first book-length chronicle of Apess's fascinating and consequential life. After an impoverished childhood marked by abuse, Apess soldiered with American troops during the War of 1812, converted to Methodism, and rose to fame as a lecturer who lifted a powerful voice of protest against the plight of Native Americans in New England and beyond ....-- From cover.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2015]
ISBN: 9781469619989
Branch Call Number: 974.0049 APESS GURA
Characteristics: xvii, 190 pages ; 24 cm


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