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Apess, William 1798-1839

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Works: 45 works in 188 publications in 1 language and 8,804 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  History  Personal narratives  Sermons  Portraits  Songs and music 
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Indian nullification of the unconstitutional laws of Massachusetts, relative to the Marshpee tribe : or, The pretended riot explained by William Apess( Book )

27 editions published between 1835 and 2016 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eulogy on King Philip, as pronounced at the Odeon in Federal Street, Boston by William Apess( Book )

23 editions published between 1836 and 2015 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The increase of the kingdom of Christ : a sermon by William Apess( )

8 editions published between 1831 and 1984 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Experiences of five Christian Indians, of the Pequod Tribe by William Apess( Book )

20 editions published between 1833 and 2010 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A son of the forest : the experience of William Apes, a native of the forest by William Apess( )

16 editions published between 1829 and 1966 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On our own ground : the complete writings of William Apess, a Pequot by William Apess( )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book brings together all of the known writings of William Apess, a Native American of mixed Pequot and white parentage who fought for the United States in the War of 1812, became a Methodist minister in 1829, and championed the rights of the Mashpee tribe on Cape Cod in the 1830s. Apess's A Son of the Forest, originally published in 1829, was the first extended autobiography by an American Indian. Readable and engaging, it is not only a rare statement by a Native American, but also an unusually full document in the history of New England native peoples. Another piece in the collection, The Experiences of Five Christian Indians of the Pequo[d] Tribe (1833), concludes with an eloquent and unprecedented attack on Euro-American racism entitled "An Indian's Looking-Glass for the White Man." Also included are Apess's account of the "Mashpee Revolt" of 1833-34, when the Native Americans of Mashpee petitioned the government of Massachusetts for the right to elect their own representatives, and his Eulogy on King Philip, an address delivered in Boston in 1836 to mark the 160th anniversary of King Philip's War. In his extensive introduction to the volume, Barry O'Connell reconstructs the story of Apess's life, situates him in the context of early nineteenth-century Pequot society, and interprets his writings both as a literary act and as an expression of emerging Native American politics
Indian nullification of the unconstitutional laws of Massachusetts relative to the Marshpee tribe, or, The pretended riot explained by William Apess( )

1 edition published in 1835 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Native memoirs from the War of 1812 : Black Hawk and William Apess by Carl Benn( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Native peoples played major roles in the War of 1812 as allies of both the United States and Great Britain, but few wrote about their conflict experiences. Two famously wrote down their stories: Black Hawk, the British-allied chief of the still-independent Sauks from the upper Mississippi, and American soldier William Apess, a Christian convert from the Pequots who lived on a reservation in Connecticut. Carl Benn explores the wartime passages of their autobiographies, in which they detail their decisions to take up arms, their experiences in the fighting, their broader lives within the context of native-newcomer relations, and their views on such critical issues as aboriginal independence."--Publisher's description
A son of the forest and other writings by William Apess( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed especially for classroom use, this book brings together the best known works of the nineteenth-century Indian writer William Apess, including the first extended autobiography by a Native American. The text is drawn from On Our Own Ground, which was named a Choice Outstanding Academic Book. Barry O'Connell has written a new introduction for this abbreviated edition
Native American literature : a brief introduction and anthology by Gerald Robert Vizenor( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is one of a series of brief anthologies designed for ethnic, multicultural and American literature courses. The series aims to introduce undergraduates to the rich but often neglected literary contributions of established and newer ethnic writers to American literature. Each text is organized chronlogically by genre and represents a wide range of literature. An introduction provides an historical overview and a celebration of the diversity within each ethnic group. It also addresses the general literary concerns students are likely to encounter in their readings. A seperate thematic table of contents provides the tutor with more flexibility in the classroom. All four anthologies include three bibliographies which suggest novels for further reading; aid students in their research and recommend films that would enhance the studies
Indian nullification of the unconstitutional laws of massachusetts relative by William Apess( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Son of the Forest. The experience of William Apes ... Written by himself. Second edition, revised and corrected. [With a portrait.] by William Apess( Book )

1 edition published in 1831 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EXPERIENCES OF FIVE CHRISTIAN INDIANS, OF THE PEQUOD TRIBE (CLASSIC REPRINT) by William Apess( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

On Our Own Ground: The Complete Writings of William Apess, a Pequot (Native Americans of the Northeast) by William Apess( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

SON OF THE FOREST : the experience of william apes,a native of the forest (classic reprint) by William Apess( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Indian nullification of the unconstitutional laws of Massachusetts, relative to the Marshpee tribe: or, The pretended riot explained. By William Apes, and Indian and preacher of the gospel by William Apess( )

1 edition published in 1835 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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The increase of the kingdom of Christ by William Apess( Book )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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On our own ground : the complete writings of William Apess, a Pequot
Alternative Names
Apes, William

Apes, William 1798-1839

Apes, William b. 1798

Apes, William né 1798

Apess, William

Apess, William b. 1798

William Apess Pequot author and Methodist preacher

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English (171)

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Eulogy on King Philip, as pronounced at the Odeon in Federal Street, BostonOn our own ground : the complete writings of William Apess, a PequotA son of the forest and other writingsNative American literature : a brief introduction and anthologyA son of the forest and other writingsSovereign selves : American Indian autobiography and the law