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Puritanism and democracy

Author: Ralph Barton Perry
Publisher: New York : Vanguard Press, ©1944.
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The two ideals which the author believes have contributed most to America's heritage.
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Perry, Ralph Barton, 1876-1957.
Puritanism and democracy.
New York : Vanguard Press, ©1944
(OCoLC)557729734
Online version:
Perry, Ralph Barton, 1876-1957.
Puritanism and democracy.
New York : Vanguard Press, ©1944
(OCoLC)607739839
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Barton Perry
OCLC Number: 382670
Description: xvi, [2], 688 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Review of the past: ch. 1. Doubt and disillusionment --
ch. 2. The power of ideals --
ch. 3. The appraisal of a historic creed --
ch. 4. Who were the Puritans? --
ch. 5. What did the Puritans believe? --
ch. 6. The Declaration of Independence --
ch. 7. The enlightened philosophy of The Declaration --
ch. 8. The making of the American mind --
pt. 2. Appraisal of Puritanism: ch. 9. The importance of salvation --
ch. 10. The moral athlete --
ch. 11. The ultimate individual --
ch. 12. The economic virtues --
ch. 13. The community of righteousness --
ch. 14. The sovereignty of God --
pt. 3. Appraisal of democracy: ch. 15. The supremacy of reason and conscience --
ch. 16. The individual as the seat of value --
ch. 17. Popular government --
ch. 18. Liberty and the limits of government --
ch. 19. Equality and fraternity --
ch. 20. The universal humanity --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Ralph Barton Perry.

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The two ideals which the author believes have contributed most to America's heritage.

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