PURITAN FAMILY

Paperback | January 1, 1966

byEdmund S. Morgan

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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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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.

"These essays are well documented with abundant sources...The material has been well assimilated and the result is entertaining and instructive." (American Sociological Review)

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.47 inPublished:January 1, 1966Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0061312274

ISBN - 13:9780061312274

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"These essays are well documented with abundant sources...The material has been well assimilated and the result is entertaining and instructive." (American Sociological Review)