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Remarkable providences, 1600-1760. Edited, with introduction and notes by John Demos.

New York, G. Braziller [1972] .
ISBN 0807606162, 0807606170, 9780807606179

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Subjects Civilization.
United States -- Civilization -- To 1783 -- Sources.
United States.
Series American culture ; 1.
Description xiv, 382 pages 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-382).
Contents Introduction / John Demos -- A rationale for migration /Robert Cushman -- London, 1630: Puritans under attack -- Passengers to the new world -- What to bring: a checklist / Francis Higginson -- Advice to planters in New Netherland -- Blueprint for a New England community -- The trials of a leader -- Two letters home -- An Ipswich tailor / John Dane -- A Marblehead clergyman / John Barnard -- The physical setting -- Dependents: young people and servants -- Courtship and marriage -- The elderly -- Death -- Inheritance -- The passage of generations -- A social contact -- The framework of town government -- Profile of a village economy -- Plea for a leader -- College life and social place -- A colonial confidence man -- Order in human relationships -- A sinner cast out -- Confrontation politics, colonial style -- The militia in training -- A model economy -- Intermarriage: John Rolfe and Pocahontas -- Efforts of a missionary -- "A dialogue," in two languages / Josial Cotton -- The process of negotiation -- War and captivity -- How to fight savages -- Ways and means of agriculture -- Problems of travel and transport -- The forms and uses of wildlife / John Lawson -- Land law: some new world variants -- Images of another world -- A case of diabolical possession -- A range of remarkables.
Genre Sources.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)324722
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Demos, John,
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