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Puritans in America A Narrative Anthology

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ISBN-10: 0674740661

ISBN-13: 9780674740662

Edition: 1985

Authors: Alan Heimert, Andrew Delbanco, Andrew Delbanco

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The whole destiny of America is contained in the first Puritans who landed on these shores, wrote Tocqueville. These newcomers, and the range of their intellectual achievements and failures, are vividly depicted in The Puritans in America. Exiled from England, the Puritans settled in what Cromwell called "a poor, cold, and useless" place--where they created a body of ideas and aspirations that were essential in the shaping of American religion, politics, and culture. In a felicitous blend of documents and narrative Alan Heimert and Andrew Delbanco recapture the sweep and restless change of Puritan thought from its incipient Americanism through its dominance in New England society to its…    
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List price: $52.00
Copyright year: 1985
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 2/22/1985
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.20" tall
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

Alan Heimert is Powell M. Cabot Professor of American Literature, Harvard University.

A Note on Editorial Method Introduction
The Soul's Preparation for Christ (c. 1626)
Christ The Fountain of Life (c. 1628)
The Sound Believer (c. 1633)
The Migration Plymouth
Reasons and Considerations Touching The Lawfulness of Removing out of England into The Parts of America (1622) ""G. Mourt,""
Mourt's Relation (1622)
New English Canaan (1634-1635)