Fissures in the Rock: New England in the Seventeenth Century / Edition 1

Fissures in the Rock: New England in the Seventeenth Century / Edition 1

by Richard Archer
     
 

A comprehensive examination of the diversity and unity of New England life in the 17th century.See more details below

Overview

A comprehensive examination of the diversity and unity of New England life in the 17th century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584650850
Publisher:
University of New Hampshire Press
Publication date:
04/01/2001
Series:
Revisiting New England
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1Introduction1
2Relations between Colonists and Native Americans5
3"All Things Are Turned Upside Down Among Us": Religion, Power, and Order27
4The Eminent and the Mean: Social Stratification, Status, and Power59
5Life Cycle, Gender, and Family73
6Lusty Young Men and Wicked Women98
7Economic Behavior and Beliefs111
8Scattered Like Swedes: New England Towns134
9New England in the Seventeenth Century152
App. AWealth and Men's Church Seating: New Haven, 1656, 1662, 1668159
App. BOfficeholding161
App. CAge, Wealth, and Officeholding162
App. DDistribution by Decile for General Population162
App. EMale and Female Names163
App. FNew England Towns and Wealth Distribution, 1640-1680164
App. GNew England Towns and Demography165
Notes169
Bibliography199
Index221

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