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A great & godly adventure : the Pilgrims & the myth of the first Thanksgiving / Godfrey Hodgson.

Hodgson, Godfrey, (author.).

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  • 4 of 5 copies available at SC LENDS.

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AHJ - Pratt Memorial Branch 974.4 HOD (Text) 30365100542373 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch 974.402 HOD (Text) 0530003324247 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch 974.402 HOD (Text) 0530003278336 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Florence - Main Library 974.402 Hodgson (Text) 33172006673246 Adult Non-fiction Available -
Lancaster - Lancaster Branch 974.4 HOD (Text) 30553101887851 Adult Non-Fiction Storage -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1586483730
  • ISBN: 9781586483739
  • Physical Description: xxvi, 212 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, [2006]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-206) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Thanksgiving -- The Reformation -- Scrooby -- The waters of exile -- Voyage and landfall -- A place of habitation -- First encounters -- The loss of trust -- The colony -- Fasts and thanksgiving -- A republic gives thanks -- The invention of a tradition.
Summary, etc.:
Refutes the legendary history of Thanksgiving by presenting a more authentic history of the Plymouth settlement, and explains the reasons behind the distortion of facts that gave rise to the holiday's traditions.
Subject: Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony)
Thanksgiving Day > History.
Massachusetts > History > New Plymouth, 1620-1691.
Wampanoag Indians > History > 17th century.
Indians of North America > First contact with Europeans > Massachusetts.

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