Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 May 2011

304 Pages | 20 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199753949

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Peaceable Kingdom Lost

The Paxton Boys and the Destruction of William Penn's Holy Experiment

Kevin Kenny

  • Offers an eye-opening look at how colonists--at first, the backwoods Paxton Boys of Pennsylvania, but later the U.S. government--expropriated Native American lands
  • Based on extensive research in eighteenth-century primary sources