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The wordy shipmates

Autore: Sarah Vowell
Editore: New York : Riverhead Books, 2008.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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From the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "Assassination Vacation" comes an examination of the Puritans, their covenant communities, deep-rooted idealism, political and cultural relevance, and their myriad oddities.
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Genere/forma: History
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Vowell, Sarah, 1969-
Wordy shipmates.
New York : Riverhead Books, 2008
(OCoLC)795668942
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Sarah Vowell
ISBN: 9781594489990 1594489998
Numero OCLC: 213308994
Descrizione: 254 pages : map ; 22 cm
Responsabilità: Sarah Vowell.
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From the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "Assassination Vacation" comes an examination of the Puritans, their covenant communities, deep-rooted idealism, political and cultural relevance, and their myriad oddities.

To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation, but author Vowell investigates what that means--and what it should mean. What was this great political enterprise all about? Who were these people who are considered the philosophical, spiritual, and moral ancestors of our nation? What Vowell discovers is something far different from what their uptight shoe-buckles-and-corn reputation might suggest. The people she finds are highly literate, deeply principled, and surprisingly feisty. Their story is filled with pamphlet feuds, witty courtroom dramas, and bloody vengeance.--From publisher description.

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Reading history doesn't have to be a snore!

da zbriceno (Utenti WorldCat. Pubblicazioni 2010-02-16) Eccellente Link permanente

The Wordy Shipmates is well worth reading. This hilarious, yet informative peek into the creation of a colony, had made me want to learn more about the founding of the United States.

 

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