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Governing the tongue : the politics of speech in early new england

Author: Jane Kamensky
Publisher: Oxford [etc.] : Oxford university press, 1997.
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This study explores why the spoken word assumed such importance in the culture of early New England. The author re-examines such famous Puritan events as the Salem witch trials and the banishment of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Kamensky
ISBN: 0195090802 9780195090802
OCLC Number: 493061821
Description: IX-291 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Jane Kamensky.
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a wide-ranging, original and penetrating account of the social meaning of speech in New England between the 1620s and 1690s. ... This is an insightful work, especially so in relation to gender. David Read more...

 
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