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The Puritan family; religion & domestic relations in seventeenth-century… (edition 1966)

by Edmund Sears Morgan

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Title:The Puritan family; religion & domestic relations in seventeenth-century New England
Authors:Edmund Sears Morgan
Info:New York, Harper & Row [1966]
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Tags:joplin, nonfiction, historical, 17th C, New England, American, @ 309

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The Puritan Family: Religion & Domestic Relations in 17th Century New England by Edmund S. Morgan

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This was too dry to be a good read. The title was fascinating to me, the contents were not. ( )
  Petra.Xs | Apr 2, 2013 |
A small concise book describing the Puritan beliefs and society as it related to the family. It was very clear, enlightening, giving me a much clearer picture of everyday life in Puritan Society than I've gathered from any other source. ( )
1 vote snash | Jul 14, 2011 |
Great introduction to the lives of 17th century Puritan communities in New England, including marriage, parent-child relations, education, and worshop. A little too thin, perhaps, in the area of economics and property ownership, and what influence that may have had on inter- and intra-family relationships. ( )
  karenmerguerian | Jan 4, 2007 |
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The Puritans came to New England not merely to save their souls but to establish a "visible" kingdom of God, a society where outward conduct would be according to God's laws. This book discusses the desire of the Puritans to be socially virtuous and their wish to force social virtue upon others.

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