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The New England mind : from colony to province

Author: Perry Miller
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 1953.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sequel to The New England mind: the seventeenth century." "Bibliographical notes": pages [487]-498
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Genre/Form: History
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Miller, Perry, 1905-1963.
New England mind: from colony to province.
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1953
(OCoLC)586066535
Online version:
Miller, Perry, 1905-1963.
New England mind.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1953
(OCoLC)605268601
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Perry Miller
OCLC Number: 327220
Notes: "Sequel to The New England mind: the seventeenth century."
Description: xi pages, 1 unnumbered page, 513 pages : frontispiece ; 25 cm
Contents: The wrath of Jehovah --
The jeremiad --
The Protestant ethic --
The expanding limits of natural ability --
Hypocrisy --
Children of the covenant --
Half-way measures --
Revivalism --
Intolerance --
Propaganda --
Profile of a provincial mentality --
Salvaging the covenant --
The judgment of the witches --
The dilemma of the sacraments --
Contention --
The failure of centralization --
The unresolved debate --
The poison of Wise's cursed libel --
A medium of trade --
Antiministerial sentiment --
The judgment of the smallpox --
A secular state --
A tender plant --
Do-good --
Reason --
The experimental philosophy --
The death of an idea --
Polity as a form of patriotism.
Responsibility: Perry Miller.

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In The New England Mind: From Colony to Province, as well as its predecessor The New England Mind: The Seventeenth Century, Perry Miller asserts a single intellectual history for America that could  Read more...

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It is a fascinating tale. As Miller tells it, it involves the most exciting episodes of a century of Massachusetts history. The debates about the Half-Way Covenant, the witchcraft madness, disputes Read more...

 
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