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The Puritans

Author: Perry Miller; Thomas Herbert Johnson
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, [1963]
Series: Harper torchbooks., Academy library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"Critically acclaimed classic lets Puritans speak for themselves in crucial documents covering history, theory of state and society, religion, customs, behavior, biographies and letters, poetry, literary theory, education, science, and more. Regarded by historian Samuel Eliot Morison as 'the best selection ever made of Puritan literature, point of view and culture'"--Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Miller, Perry, 1905-1963.
Puritans.
New York, Harper & Row [1963]
(OCoLC)647424315
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Perry Miller; Thomas Herbert Johnson
OCLC Number: 710853
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Volume I --
History --
William Bradford --
Thomas Shepard --
Francis Higginson --
John Winthrop --
Edward Johnson --
Cotton Mather --
The theory of the state and of society --
John Winthrop --
John Cotton --
Roger Williams --
Nathaniel Ward --
Jonathan Mitchell --
William Stoughton --
William Huggard --
Samuel Willard --
John Wise --
John Barnard --
Jonathan Mayhew --
This world and the next --
Thomas Hooker --
John Cotton --
Increase Mather --
Urian Oakes --
Joshua Moody --
Samuel Willard --
Samuel Sewall --
Volume II --
Manners, customs, and behavior --
John Smith --
Thomas Lechford --
Jasper Danckaerts --
Increase Mather --
John Dunton --
Sarah Kemble Knight --
Joseph Green --
Cotton Mather --
Solomon Stoddard --
Biographies and letters --
John Winthrop --
Thomas Shepard --
Roger Williams --
Increase Mather --
Cotton Mather --
Samuel Sewall --
John Williams --
Ebenezer Turell --
Poetry --
John Wilson --
The Bay Psalm Book --
Anne Bradstreet --
Nathaniel Ward, John Rogers, and John Norton --
Michael Wigglesworth --
Edward Johnson --
Samuel Bradstreet and Daniel Russell --
Benjamin Tompson --
Urian Oakes --
Edward Taylor --
Roger Wolcott --
Mather Byles --
Literary theory --
The Bay Psalm Book --
Thomas Hooker --
Michael Wigglesworth --
Cotton Mather --
John Bulkley --
Cotton Mather --
Mather Byles --
Education --
New England first fruits --
Charles Chauncy --
Leonard Hoar --
Thomas Shepard, Jr. --
Increase Mather --
Cotton Mather --
Science --
Samuel Danforth --
John Winthrop, Jr. --
Leonard Hoar --
Noadiah Russell and William Williams --
Paul Dudley --
Cotton Mather --
Thomas Brattle --
Zabdiel Boylston.
Series Title: Harper torchbooks., Academy library.
Responsibility: Perry Miller and Thomas H. Johnson. Bibliographies rev. for the Torchbook ed. by George McCandlish.

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"Critically acclaimed classic lets Puritans speak for themselves in crucial documents covering history, theory of state and society, religion, customs, behavior, biographies and letters, poetry, literary theory, education, science, and more. Regarded by historian Samuel Eliot Morison as 'the best selection ever made of Puritan literature, point of view and culture'"--Amazon.com.

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