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Nature's nation / Perry Miller.

Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1967.
ISBN 0674605500, 9780674605503

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Subjects Covenant theology -- History of doctrines -- 17th century.
Covenant theology -- History of doctrines.
États-Unis -- Civilisation.
États-Unis -- Religion.
États-Unis -- Vie intellectuelle.
Intellectual life.
Littérature américaine.
Philosophie américaine.
Philosophy, American.
Puritans -- United States -- History.
United States -- Intellectual life.
United States -- Religion.
United States.
Description xvi, 298 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1967.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Essays on Puritanism's effect on the religious, philosophic and literary life in America and the tendency to see the U.S. as "nature's nation."
Contents The shaping of the American character -- Declension in a Bible commonwealth -- "Preparation for salvation" in seventeenth-century New England -- The Great Awakening from 1740 to 1750 -- From the covenant to the revival -- The insecurity of nature -- Theodore Parker: apostasy within liberalism -- The location of American religious freedom -- Emersonian genius and the American democracy -- Thoreau in the context of international romanticism -- Melville and transcendentalism -- The romantic dilemma in American nationalism and the concept of nature -- An American language -- The romance and the novel -- Sinners in the hands of a benevolent God.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6571892
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Miller, Perry, 1905-1963.
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