Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 March 2018

216 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190642822

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The Puritan Cosmopolis

The Law of Nations and the Early American Imagination

Nan Goodman

Oxford Studies in American Literary History

  • Resurrects importance of civil law tradition in Puritan legal history
  • Introduces importance of Puritan legal and literary past for present day concerns about globalism, territorial boundaries, nationalism, and cosmopolitanism
  • Presents a new look at Puritan literary narratives as stories of renewal and inclusion
  • First book to consider law of nations in Puritan thought