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Agents of Wrath, Sowers of Discord
Language: en
Pages: 206
Authors: Timothy L. Wood
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-12-12 - Publisher: Routledge

This book explores the authorities of Puritan Massachusetts balanced concern for the stability of the colony and the integrity of its Puritan mission with the hopes of reconciling dissidents back into the colonial community.
Fire under the Ashes
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: John Donoghue
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

In Fire under the Ashes, John Donoghue recovers the lasting significance of the radical ideas of the English Revolution, exploring their wider Atlantic history through a case study of Coleman Street Ward, London. Located in the crowded center of seventeenth-century London, Coleman Street Ward was a hotbed of political, social,
America's Religions
Language: en
Pages: 658
Authors: Peter W. Williams
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

A panoramic introduction to religion in America, newly revised and updated
American Heretics
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Peter Gottschalk
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-12 - Publisher: St. Martin's Press

In the middle of the nineteenth century a group of political activists in New York City joined together to challenge a religious group they believed were hostile to the American values of liberty and freedom. Called the Know Nothings, they started riots during elections, tarred and feathered their political enemies,
Fictions of Female Education in the Nineteenth Century
Language: en
Pages: 188
Authors: Jaime Osterman Alves
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-11 - Publisher: Routledge

Seeking to understand how literary texts both shaped and reflected the century's debates over adolescent female education, this book examines fictional works and historical documents featuring descriptions of girls' formal educational experiences between the 1810s and the 1890s. Alves argues that the emergence of schoolgirl culture in nineteenth-century America presented