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Puritan family and community in the English Atlantic world [electronic resource] : being "much afflicted with conscience" /
Margaret Murányi Manchester.
imprint
London ; New York, NY : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2019.
description
xii, 157 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
ISBN
9780367150785 (hardback : alk. paper), 9780429054860 (ebk)
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Book
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imprint
London ; New York, NY : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2019.
isbn
9780367150785 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780429054860 (ebk)
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Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Introduction: The Verins--a family "much afflicted with conscience" -- "Gone to New England for conscience sake" : family history as New England history -- "Piety tempers patriarchy" : women of conscience in the English Atlantic world -- "Forced worship stinks in God's nostrils" : government, law, and liberty of conscience in Puritan New England -- Conclusion: Women of obstinate faith.
abstract
"Puritan Family and Community in the English Atlantic World examines the dynamics of marriage, family, and community life during the 'Great Migration' through the microhistorical study of one Puritan family in 1638 Rhode Island. Connecting migration studies, family and community studies, religious studies, and political philosophy, Puritan Family and Community in the English Atlantic World will be of great interest to scholars of the English Atlantic World, American religious history, gender and violence, the history of New England, and the history of family"--
catalogue key
12630825
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-155) and index.

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