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Published: 24 September 2009

136 Pages | 12 halftones


ISBN: 9780195334555

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Puritanism: A Very Short Introduction

Francis J Bremer

Very Short Introductions

  • This introduction provides an insight to the religious and political world of Puritans in England and America.
  • Looks at the rise of Puritanism during the English Reformation, how they fared during various regimes, particularly after the Civil War and during the rule of puritan Oliver Cromwell.
  • This book traces the shaping, triumph, and decline of the Puritan world, while also examining the role of religion in the shaping of American society and the role of the Puritan legacy in American history.

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