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Making Haste from Babylon: The Mayflower Pilgrims and Their World: A New History

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  • Posted August 2, 2010

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    A new spin on an old tale

    I've read lots of books that deal with the topic of the Pilgrim Fathers and upon hearing about this new take I had to read it. I just finished it yesterday and I was not let down by it but at the same time it wasn't my favorite book on the subject.

    What I liked about it was it filled in the missing pieces of the puzzle that other books about New Plymouth leave out...what was going on in England. Half the time people think that these folks woke up one day and just sailed to America because of religious freedom. That is true but that's not the whole story.

    Nick Bunker does a great job in filling in the back story. I leaned a lot about Calvinism and the north of England from this text. I would call this almost a prequel book to most books on the Pilgrims.

    What I didn't like was that you almost have to be English and be from northern England to really appreciate the middle part of this book. Being an American I felt lost at points or was just bored.

    For me I liked the 1st, 4th, 5th, and 6th part but the two middle parts dragged for me.

    If someone wants to learn about Plymouth Plantation and their from America I would recommend "Mayflower" by Nathaniel Philbrick first. If that grabs your attention then I would say read this on. Not the best starting spot for new readers of the subject but a good reference for those that have read all the American side before.

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    Posted February 13, 2014

    Great information about the ship Mayflower!

    Great information about the ship Mayflower!

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    Posted July 18, 2012

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    Let her go!

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