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Published January 1st 1967 by Belknap Press
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This book consists of a collection of historian Perry Miller's classic and previously unpublished essays, intending a synthesis of Miller's "central ideas and his scholarly principles." The compilation traces the development of an American intellectual identity from the Puritans to the nature-centered romanticism of Emerson, Thoreau, and Melville. Miller's writings are strongly situated within a context of religious conflict, controversy,and uncertainty that aims to dispel nationalistic myths. A ...more
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Perry Miller was an American intellectual historian and Harvard University professor. He was an authority on American Puritanism, and one of the founders of what came to be known as 'American Studies'. Alfred Kazin once referred to him as "the master of American intellectual history."

In his most famous book, The New England Mind: The Seventeenth Century (1939), Miller adopted a cultural approach
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