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The last American Puritan : the life of Increase Mather, 1639-1723

Author: Michael G Hall
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A critically acclaimed and accessible biography of one of the towering figures of New England's colonial period; winner of The Conference on Christianity and Literature's Book Award.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Increase Mather; Increase Mather; Increase Mather
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael G Hall
ISBN: 0819551287 9780819551283 0819562386 9780819562388
OCLC Number: 16578800
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 438 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The legacy, birth, and education of a puritan (1639-1661) --
The struggle for identity (1661-1672) --
God's agent on earth (1672-1676) --
Spiritual leadership (1676-1680) --
New worlds of science and hope (1680-1686) --
Dominion of New England (1684-1688) --
Representing Massachusetts in London (1688-1691) --
Massachusetts under the new charter (1692-1702) --
The last puritan (1703-1723).
Responsibility: Michael G. Hall.

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"A thorough and authoritative biography of one of New England's more important Puritan figures; by the editor of Mather's autobiography . . . A well-researched and fair-dealing work that approaches Read more...

 
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