Massachusetts, Its Historians and Its History: An Object Lesson (Classic Reprint)

Massachusetts, Its Historians and Its History: An Object Lesson (Classic Reprint)

by Charles Francis Adams

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Massachusetts, Its Historians and Its History: An Object Lesson (Classic Reprint) by Charles Francis Adams

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While occupied last winter on historical work in connection with a forthcoming publication of the prince society on antinomianism IN the colony OF massachusetts bay, 1636 - 1638, I found my self led into an investigation the results of which were, in character, generally radical and somewhat iconoclastic. As I went on I became curious to see how those results would impress a class of students just entering upon history as a study.

You were kind enough to offer me, being an Over seer of the College, one of your classes to experiment on; and, as you remember, in April I occupied your desk for two morning hours. What I wished to say had to be greatly compressed to get it within the allotted time but my audience, I thought, took rather kindly to views, general and particular, which would hardly have been encouraged in the Cambridge of forty years ago.

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ISBN-13: 9781330227909
Publisher: FB&C Ltd
Publication date: 06/08/2017
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)

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