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Author Manchester, Margaret Muranyi, 1954- author

Title Puritan family and community in the English Atlantic world : being "much afflicted with conscience" / Margaret Murányi Manchester
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 157 pages)
Series Microhistories
Contents Introduction: The Verins : a family "much afflicted with conscience" -- "Gone to New England for conscience sake" : family history as New England history -- "Piety tempers patriarchy" : women of conscience in the English Atlantic world -- "Forced worship stinks in God's nostrils" : government, law, and liberty of conscience in Puritan New England -- Conclusion : Women of obstinate faith
Summary "Puritan Family and Community in the English Atlantic World examines the dynamics of marriage, family, and community life during the 'Great Migration' through the microhistorical study of one Puritan family in 1638 Rhode Island. Connecting migration studies, family and community studies, religious studies, and political philosophy, Puritan Family and Community in the English Atlantic World will be of great interest to scholars of the English Atlantic World, American religious history, gender and violence, the history of New England, and the history of family"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Margaret Murâanyi Manchester is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Providence College, USA. She teaches courses on US history, American women's history, and diplomatic history. Her current research revisits a spy story involving in Cold War Hungary
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Subject Verin family
Family violence -- Law and legislation -- Rhode Island -- Providence -- History -- 17th century
Freedom of religion -- Rhode Island -- Providence -- History -- 17th century
Married women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Rhode Island -- Providence -- History -- 17th century
Puritan women -- Rhode Island -- Providence -- Social conditions -- 17th century
Puritans -- Rhode Island -- Providence -- History -- 17th century
Sex role -- Religious aspects -- Puritans
Family violence -- Law and legislation.
Freedom of religion.
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / General
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA)
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)
Married women -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Puritans.
New England -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Providence (R.I.) -- History -- 17th century
New England.
Rhode Island -- Providence.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019014570
ISBN 0429054866 electronic book
0429617755 electronic book
0429619901 electronic book
0429622058 electronic book
9780429054860 electronic book
9780429617751 electronic book
9780429619908 electronic book
9780429622052 electronic book
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