John Winthrop: Biography as History

John Winthrop: Biography as History

by Francis J. Bremer
     
 

John Winthrop (1588-1649) was the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and is generally considered the principal architect of early New England society. In placing his life in the context of the times, Bremer discusses Winthrop's family life and the challenges of life faced by men, women, and children in the seventeenth century.See more details below

Overview

John Winthrop (1588-1649) was the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and is generally considered the principal architect of early New England society. In placing his life in the context of the times, Bremer discusses Winthrop's family life and the challenges of life faced by men, women, and children in the seventeenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826429926
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
09/11/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,378,043
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.Chapter One: Youth. Chapter Two: English Magistrate. Chapter Three: Errand into the Wilderness. Chapter Four: Laying Foundations. Chapter Five: Challenges. Chapter Six: Dealing With Others. Chapter Seven: New England and England in the Era of the Puritan Revolution. Chapter Eight: Winthrop's Legacy.

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