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The Resource A Reforming People : Puritanism and the Transformation of Public Life in New England, Stephen G. Hall, (electronic resource)

A Reforming People : Puritanism and the Transformation of Public Life in New England, Stephen G. Hall, (electronic resource)

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A Reforming People : Puritanism and the Transformation of Public Life in New England
Title
A Reforming People
Title remainder
Puritanism and the Transformation of Public Life in New England
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Stephen G. Hall
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Language
eng
Summary
In this revelatory account of the people who founded the New England colonies, historian David D. Hall compares the reforms they enacted with those attempted in England during the period of the English Revolution. Bringing with them a deep fear of arbitrary, unlimited authority, these settlers based their churches on the participation of laypeople and insisted on ""consent"" as a premise of all civil governance. Puritans also transformed civil and criminal law and the workings of courts with the intention of establishing equity. In this political and social history of the five New England colo
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1968-
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Hall, Stephen G.
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • African diaspora
  • African American intellectuals
  • African American historians
  • African Americans
  • Historiography
  • African Americans
  • United States
  • African American historians
  • African American intellectuals
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African diaspora
  • Historiography
  • Intellectual life
  • United States
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A Reforming People : Puritanism and the Transformation of Public Life in New England, Stephen G. Hall, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Troubling the pages of historians : African American intellectuals and historical writing in the early republic, 1817-1837 -- To present a just view of our origin : creating an African American historical discourse, 1837-1850 -- The destiny of the colored people : African American history between compromise and jubilee, 1850-1863 -- The historical mind of emancipation : writing African American history at the dawn of freedom, 1863-1882 -- Advancement in numbers, knowledge, and power : African American history in post-reconstruction America, 1883-1915 -- To smite the rock of knowledge : the Black academy and the professionalization of history
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on1151957754
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unknown
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9781469601656
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JSTOR
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remote
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(OCoLC)1151957754
Label
A Reforming People : Puritanism and the Transformation of Public Life in New England, Stephen G. Hall, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Troubling the pages of historians : African American intellectuals and historical writing in the early republic, 1817-1837 -- To present a just view of our origin : creating an African American historical discourse, 1837-1850 -- The destiny of the colored people : African American history between compromise and jubilee, 1850-1863 -- The historical mind of emancipation : writing African American history at the dawn of freedom, 1863-1882 -- Advancement in numbers, knowledge, and power : African American history in post-reconstruction America, 1883-1915 -- To smite the rock of knowledge : the Black academy and the professionalization of history
Control code
on1151957754
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469601656
Note
JSTOR
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1151957754

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