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The Puritan experiment : New England society from Bradford to Edwards /
Francis J. Bremer.
edition
Rev. ed.
imprint
Hanover, NH : University Press of New England, 1995.
description
xxvi, 255 p. : ill., maps.
ISBN
0874517281 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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imprint
Hanover, NH : University Press of New England, 1995.
isbn
0874517281 (pbk. : alk. paper)
catalogue key
1421468
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
Summaries
Main Description
The comprehensive history of a system of faith that shaped the nation.
Table of Contents
Preface
Chronology
The Origins and Growth of the Puritan Movementp. 1
Puritanism: Its Essence and Attractionp. 15
Sources of the Great Migrationp. 29
Massachusetts: The Erection of a City on a Hillp. 55
Variations on a Theme: Connecticut, New Haven, Rhode Island, and the Eastern Frontierp. 73
Orthodoxy in New England: The Colony Levelp. 86
Orthodoxy in New England: The Communityp. 101
New England and Puritan Englandp. 121
The New England Way in an Age of Religious Fermentp. 131
Changes in Restoration New Englandp. 141
Challenges to the Faith: Pluralism and Declensionp. 154
An Oppressed People: New England's Encounters with Metacom, Governor Andros, and the Witchesp. 168
Art and Science in Colonial New Englandp. 186
Race Relationsp. 199
New Directions: Puritanism in the Neglected Decadesp. 209
Enlightenment and Evangelicalismp. 225
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 234
Indexp. 249
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