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Pugnacious Puritans : seventeenth-century Hadley and New England /
Carl I. Hammer.
imprint
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2018]
description
xxx, 103 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN
1498566529, 9781498566520
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imprint
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2018]
isbn
1498566529
9781498566520
contents note
Introduction: liberty to inhabit in any part of this jurisdiction already planted: Hadley's beginnings -- Peeping through the crevises of my close cell: the angel of Hadley, William Goffe, in Hadley and Hartford -- A worme at the roote of theocraticall government: Hadley's opposition to the half-way covenant -- A trust committed to us by solemn and solemnly ratified covenant: Governor Edward Hopkins' grammar school at Hadley -- Postscript: declension from the primitive foundation work.
abstract
"This study examines colonial New England and its place in the wider context of British colonialism in North America. The author uses a series of episodes in the history of Hadley, Massachusetts, to analyze the connections between local, regional, and imperial levels of politics and religious society"--
catalogue key
11899397
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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