Summary: To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation, but author Vowell investigates what that means--and what it should mean. What was this great political enterprise all about? Who were these people who are considered the philosophical, spiritual, and moral ancestors of our nation? What Vowell discovers is something far different from what their uptight shoe-buckles-and-corn reputation might...
Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009
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Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2
Summary: From the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "Assassination Vacation" comes an examination of the Puritans, their covenant communities, deep-rooted idealism, political and cultural relevance, and their myriad oddities.To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation, but author Vowell investigates what that means--and what it should mean. What was this great political enterprise all...
Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2008
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Contents: Structure of the great migration -- Narrative of the Winthrop migration -- Structure of the Winthrop migration -- Overview -- Genealogical sketches.
Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society, Great Migration Study Project 2012