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Pilgrims : New World settlers & the call of home

Author: Susan Hardman Moore
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] ; London : Yale University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book uncovers what might seem to be a dark side of the American dream: the New World from the viewpoint of those who decided not to stay. At the core of the volume are the life histories of people who left New England during the British Civil Wars and Interregnum, 1640-1660. More than a third of the ministers who had stirred up emigration from England deserted their flocks to return home. The colonists' stories  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Church history
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hardman Moore, Susan.
Pilgrims.
New Haven [Conn.] ; London : Yale University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608428227
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Hardman Moore
ISBN: 9780300117189 0300117183 9780300164053 030016405X
OCLC Number: 122337947
Description: xii, 316 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: the story of Susanna Bell --
Exodus from England --
The creation of the New England way --
Unsettled spirits --
A fresh gale towards Europe --
Parting from America --
A tale of three nations --
The New England way in England --
Journey's end --
Appendix 1 : Pilgrims, Puritans, migrants --
Appendix 2 : New England settlers who returned home, 1640-1660 --
Appendix 3 : New England's ministers: the first generation --
Appendix 4 : Preachers from New England.
Responsibility: Susan Hardman Moore.
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Uncovers what might seem to be a dark side of the American dream: the New World from the viewpoint of those who decided not to stay. This work contains life-histories of people who left New England  Read more...

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"'A thrilling book: thrilling in its sweep, in its detail, in its story of those who for whatever reason were unable to settle in a New World.' John Morrill, Professor of British and Irish History, Read more...

 
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