Puritan dilemma the story of John Winthrop by Edmund Sears Morgan

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Published by Pearson Longman in New York .

Written in English

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  • Massachusetts

Subjects:

  • Winthrop, John, 1588-1649,
  • Governors -- Massachusetts -- Biography,
  • Puritans -- Massachusetts -- Biography,
  • Puritans -- Massachusetts -- History -- 17th century,
  • Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-284) and index.

Book details

StatementEdmund S. Morgan.
GenreBiography.
SeriesWeekend biographies, Library of American biography, Library of American biography (New York, N.Y.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF67.W79 M66 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 300 p. :
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3438515M
ISBN 100321328868
LC Control Number2005297441
OCLC/WorldCa58598243

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