Bars Fight

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‘Bars Fight’, a ballad telling the tale of an ambush by Native Americans on two families in 1746 in a Massachusetts meadow, is the oldest known work by an African-American author. Passed on orally until it was recorded in Josiah Gilbert Holland’s ‘History of Western Massachusetts’ in 1855, the ballad is a landmark in the history of literature that should be on every book lover’s shelves.

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Bars Fight, a ballad telling the tale of an ambush by Native Americans on two families in 1746 in a Massachusetts meadow, is the oldest known work by an African-American author.Passed on orally until it was recorded in Josiah Gilbert Holland’s History of Western Massachusetts in 1855, the ballad is a landmark in the history of literature that should be on every book lover’s shelves.

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Weight 20 g
Dimensions 11 × 8 × 0.7 cm
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4

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English

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811.2 (edition:23)

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