Uncas: First of the Mohegans (Michael Leroy Oberg) soon to be presented for sale on the dazzling BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Maps to the endpapers and blanks;
From the cover: Many know the name Uncas only from James Fenimore Coopers The Last of the Mohicans, but the historical Uncas flourished as an important leader of the Mohegan people in seventeenth-century Connecticut. In Uncas: First of the Mohegans, Michael Leroy Oberg integrates the life story of an important Native American sachem into the broader story of European settlement in America. The arrival of the English in Connecticut in the 16305 upset the established balance among the regions native groups and brought rapid economic and social change. Obe…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and the top corners of the boards with commensurate wear to the dust wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight.
Quarter-bound Black on Burgundy boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [IX] 268 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5¾”.
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