The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity Summary
Jill Lepore

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The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity Summary

The most brutal war in American history is one about which most Americans have never heard, but King Philip's War was among the most destructive war in terms of lives lost and blood spilled per person that the United States has ever seen. Sometimes named Metacom's War or Metacom's Rebellion, King Philip's War was a series of battles between Native American tribes that inhabited southern New England (mostly Algonquian) and the English colonists...

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