The Pequot War with Edward Lodi

17August, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm America/New York Timezone

Join us at the library as we host Edward Lodi, who willdiscuss his latest book, The Pequot War, followed by aQ&A session and book signing.

In 1637 the Puritans waged a genocidal war against thePequots, the most powerful tribe in southern New England.Their objective: to annihilate the Pequots. What—ifanything—had the Pequots done to incur the wrath of thePuritans? Why did the Narragansetts and Mohegans sidewith the Puritans? What role did the Dutch play in the war?Edward Lodi answers these and other questions, anddescribes the major battles of the war.