The Powhatan Uprising of March 22, 1621/22, was the single most significant event of Anglo-Indian relations in Virginia. An early example of a native culture's rebellion against intruding European civilization, the uprising climaxed a mere decade and a half of intercultural contact. Its impact upon trans-Atlantic ideology and policy was impressive: it brought to an end the first (forty year) phase of British imperialis [imperialist] accelerated Virginia's unique course of development, and hastened the doom of an American Indian empire with vast potential.
Research Article| January 01 1978
THE “BARBAROUS MASSACRE” RECONSIDERED: THE POWHATAN UPRISING OF 1622 AND THE HISTORIANS
Explorations in Ethnic Studies (1978) 1 (1): 16–36.
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J. Frederick Fausz; THE “BARBAROUS MASSACRE” RECONSIDERED: THE POWHATAN UPRISING OF 1622 AND THE HISTORIANS. Explorations in Ethnic Studies 1 January 1978; 1 (1): 16–36. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ees.1918.104.22.168
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