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John Winthrop : America's forgotten founding father

Author: Francis J Bremer
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The preeminent figure of early New England, John Winthrop was the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. More than anyone else, he shaped the culture of New England and his effort to create  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Church history
History
Named Person: John Winthrop; John (Kolonisator Winthrop; John Winthrop
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francis J Bremer
ISBN: 0195179811 9780195179811 0013079689 9780013079682
OCLC Number: 60416961
Notes: Originally published (in hardback): 2003.
Description: xviii, 478 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue --
Heritage: Lavenham to London --
Reformation --
John and Adam --
Struggle: Youth --
Turning points --
A Godly magistrate --
The Godly embattled --
The decision to migrate --
Christian charity --
Errand: Passing through hell --
The best of them was but an attorney --
Relations with England --
On the Fringe --
War --
Struggling to hold the center --
New trials and disappointments --
War clouds and concerns --
Under attack --
Last years --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Francis J. Bremer.
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...this is a biography that has no equivalent for the early parts of his life and goes on to provide an exemplary narrative and analysis of his years in Massachusetts...a text that will have to be Read more...

 
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