King Philip’s war: American Indians in British colonial societyJournal: Studia Humanitatis (Vol.2015, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2015-10-25
Authors : Nesterov D.A.;
Page : 1-1
Keywords : British colonial society; American Indians; King Philip’s War; Wampanoag; William Hubbard; Benjamin Church;
This article is about the problem of the perception of the North American Indians by the British colonial community during the King Philip’s war; this is the first time when the problem is considered in Russian historiography. The author pays attention to events that means a starting point for the formation of public opinion of the British colonies’ inhabitants towards to the Indian population and its modifications, which is connected with King Philip’s war. The preconditions, causes and implications of these changes are identified in this article. Also there is the direct dependence of views of any part of British society from its social status and position which were among of the factors that determined and affected to the behaviour of the British. All the author’s conclusions are supported by appeals to historical sources.
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