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Miller, John Chester, 1907-
Colonial image: origins of American culture.
New York, G. Braziller, 1962
(OCoLC)562098897
Online version:
Miller, John Chester, 1907-
Colonial image: origins of American culture.
New York, G. Braziller, 1962
(OCoLC)609193777
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Chester Miller
OCLC Number: 390871
Description: 500 pages 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. Arrivals --
The Plymouth Plantation / William Bradford --
A description of New England / Captain John Smith --
The new English Canaan / Thomas Morton --
Letters / John and Margaret Winthrop --
The crossing to Pennsylvania / Gottfried Mittelberger --
Part 2. Daily life --
Pirates in Plymouth / William Bradford --
Thomas Morton of Merrymount / William Bradford --
The Merrymount Colony / Thomas Morton --
Edifying incidents / John Winthrop --
An exemplary Christian / Cotton Mather --
Inoculation for smallpox / Cotton Mather --
Courtship / Samuel Sewall --
Marriage / William Byrd --
On taking a mistress / Benjamin Franklin --
The speech of Polly Baker / Benjamin Franklin --
Riding through Virginia / William Byrd --
Part 3. God and the devil --
Religious tolerance / Roger Williams --
In defence of intolerance / Nathaniel Ward --
Witchcraft in Salem / Increase Mather --
Witchcraft in Salem / Cotton Mather --
Witchcraft in Salem / Samuel Sewall --
The devil in the shape of a woman / Cotton Mather --
Sinners in the hands of an angry God / Jonathan Edwards --
Personal narrative / Jonathan Edwards --
Part 4. Indians --
The Indians in Virginia / Captain John Smith --
Pocahontas / Captain John Smith --
The Pequot War / William Bradford --
The Pequot War / Edward Johnson --
Indian customs and manners / Robert Beverley --
Captured by Indians / Mrs. Mary Rowlandson --
Part 5. The South --
Virginia / Robert Beverley --
History of the dividing line / William Byrd --
Part 6. Literature --
Anne Bradstreet --
Michael Wigglesworth --
Edward Taylor --
Bacon's epitaph / Anonymous --
Ebenezer Cook --
Benjamin Franklin --
Part 7. Four colonial views --
Itinerarium / Alexander Hamilton --
Autobiography / Benjamin Franklin --
Journal / John Woolman --
Letters from an American farmer / Michel-Guillaume Jean de Crèvecoeur.
Responsibility: selected and edited with introd. and notes by John C. Miller.

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