The Moravian mission diaries of David Zeisberger, 1771-1781

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Pennsylvania State University Press,
Pub. Date:
c2005.
Language:
English
Description

David Zeisberger (1721–1808) was the head of a group of Moravian missionaries that settled in the Upper Ohio Valley in 1772 to minister to the Delaware Nation. For the next ten years, Zeisberger lived among the Delaware, becoming a trusted adviser and involving himself not only in religious activities but also in political and social affairs. During this time he kept diaries in which he recorded the full range of his activities. Published in English for the first time,The Moravian Mission Diaries of David Zeisberger offers an unparalleled insider’s view of Indian society during times of both war and peace.

Zeisberger’s diaries, today housed at the Moravian Archives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, present a detailed picture of the effect of the American Revolution on one Indian nation—not only on political issues but also in terms of its economy, culture, and demographic structure. A later portion of the diaries, covering the post–Revolutionary War years, was translated and published in the nineteenth century, but the 1772–81 diaries have never been published in English translation. This translation is based on the full scholarly edition of the diaries, which Wellenreuther and Wessel published in Germany in 1995. Publication of this volume will forever change the way we see the impact of the American Revolution on Indian life and on the Ohio country.

More Details
Contributors:
ISBN:
9780271033242
027103324
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID bcb9469b-d763-3887-347d-f99f783f0a1a
full_title moravian mission diaries of david zeisberger 1771 1781
author zeisberger david
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-08-14 05:04:26AM

Solr Details

_version_ 1576153914511720448
accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Zeisberger, David, 1721-1808.
author-letter Zeisberger, David,
author2 NetLibrary, Inc.
author2-role NetLibrary, Inc.
author_additional edited by Hermann Wellenreuther, Carola Wessel ; translated by Julie Tomberlin Weber.
author_display Zeisberger, David
availability_toggle_arlington Available Now, Available Online, Entire Collection
callnumber-a E98.M6
callnumber-first E - United States History
callnumber-subject E - United States History
days_since_added 4248
detailed_location_arlington EBSCOhost
display_description
econtent_protection_type_arlington external
econtent_source_arlington EBSCOhost
format_arlington eBook
format_boost 10
format_category_arlington eBook
grouping_category book
id bcb9469b-d763-3887-347d-f99f783f0a1a
isbn 027103324, 9780271033242
item_details external_econtent:ils:.b13021515||EBSCOhost|Online|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|EBSCOhost||http://www.netlibrary.com.library.access.arlingtonva.us/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=189863||Available Online||q||
itype_arlington eCollection
language English
language_boost 10
language_boost_es 1
lexile_score -1
lib_boost_arlington 50
literary_form Other
literary_form_full Other
local_callnumber_arlington Online
local_callnumber_exact_arlington Online
local_callnumber_left_arlington Online
local_days_since_added_arlington 4248
num_holdings 0
oclc (OCoLC)155091289
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library Online, Aurora Hills Online, Central Online, Cherrydale Online, Columbia Pike Online, Connection Crystal City Online, Detention Center Online, Glencarlyn Online, Local History Online, Plaza Online, Shirlington Online, Westover Online
physical x, 666 p. : maps, port. ; 25 cm.
popularity 0
primary_isbn 9780271033242
publishDate 2005
publishDateSort 2005
publisher Pennsylvania State University Press,
rating 2.5
rating_facet oneStar, twoStar
record_details external_econtent:ils:.b13021515|eBook|eBook||English|Pennsylvania State University Press,|c2005.|x, 666 p. : maps, port. ; 25 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scope_has_related_records a, arlington, c, d, g, h, o, p, s, u, v, w
scoping_details_arlington external_econtent:ils:.b13021515||Available Online|Available Online|false|true|false|false|false|true||||
series Max Kade German-American Research Institute
series2 Max Kade German-American Research Institute series.
series_with_volume Max Kade German-American Research Institute
target_audience Other
target_audience_full Other
title The Moravian mission diaries of David Zeisberger, 1771-1781
title_alt David Zeisberger., Herrnhuter Indianermission in der Amerikanischen Revolution.
title_display The Moravian mission diaries of David Zeisberger, 1771-1781
title_full The Moravian mission diaries of David Zeisberger, 1771-1781 [electronic resource] / edited by Hermann Wellenreuther, Carola Wessel ; translated by Julie Tomberlin Weber
title_short The Moravian mission diaries of David Zeisberger, 1771-1781
title_sort moravian mission diaries of david zeisberger, 1771-1781
translation German