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This quantity brings jointly for the 1st time the identified writings of the pioneering local American non secular and political chief, highbrow, and writer, Samson Occom (Mohegan; 1723-1792). the biggest surviving archive of yank Indian writing earlier than Charles Eastman (Santee Sioux; 1858-1939), Occom's writings provide exceptional perspectives right into a local American highbrow and cultural universe within the period of colonialization and the early usa. His letters, sermons, journals, prose, petitions, and hymns--many of them by no means prior to published--document the emergence of pantribal political awareness one of the local peoples of latest England in addition to local efforts to conform Christianity as a device of decolonialization. featuring formerly unpublished and newly recovered writings, this assortment greater than doubles on hand local American writing from prior to 1800.

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