Mary Rowlandson's Captivity and Restoration

April 2004
American History;Apr2004, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p68
Presents an account of the capture and restoration of Mary Rowlandson, who was one of the colonists captured in a raid on her hometown of Lancaster, Massachusetts in the 1670s. Reason behind the war waged by Wampanoag chieftain known as King Philip in New England; Sufferings endured under her captors; Intensity of her religious beliefs.


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