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New England Nation: The Country the Puritans Built

New England Nation The Country the Puritans Built New England Nation provides an engaging social history of the extraordinary Puritan world that flowered into a vibrant civilization in seventeenth century New England and then implanted itself into Am

  • Title: New England Nation: The Country the Puritans Built
  • Author: Bruce C. Daniels
  • ISBN: 9781137025623
  • Page: 431
  • Format: Paperback
  • New England Nation provides an engaging social history of the extraordinary Puritan world that flowered into a vibrant civilization in seventeenth century New England and then implanted itself into American history The book opens by situating Puritanism in the European and English reformations and then examines seventeenth century New England as an autonomous, holistic soNew England Nation provides an engaging social history of the extraordinary Puritan world that flowered into a vibrant civilization in seventeenth century New England and then implanted itself into American history The book opens by situating Puritanism in the European and English reformations and then examines seventeenth century New England as an autonomous, holistic society based on Puritan principles, and also as a part of the Atlantic and British colonial worlds It then teases out subsequent Puritan influence on the next four centuries of American culture Farmers, sailors, and sinners join the usual Puritan ministers of the seventeenth century and so, too, do women, children, Indians, and dissenters The physical and material world are included in the story as much as the spiritual world Combining fascinating primary sources with a lively narrative, this book makes the first Pilgrim nation a believable place with real people who have many of the same fears and pleasures as today s Americans.

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    1. Ever wonder why America always has to "save the world"? Why the town meeting style of government has survived on the local level for 300 years? Why Americans are so intent upon personal independence? Why higher education is so important to us? And what about due process of law?While world views and social standards have changed drastically since Plymouth was settled, our core values, those that show up time and again in protests, demonstrations, and speeches have remained the same. Historian Bru [...]


    2. A fine survey of the founding and overall development of New England in the seventeenth century. The major criticism revolves around the abundant use of direct (and long) quotations throughout that seems to intensify in the latter chapters that deal more and more with the individualism and independence of the Puritan colonies. The description of how Puritans established a near nation within the British Empire are intriguing and provide thoughtful discussion and comparisons to the founding of the [...]


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