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The Puritan Dilemma by Edmund S. Morgan
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Apr 15, 09

bookshelves: books-i-own, history-politics, religion
Read in April, 2009

This book came from a very different perspective than the Puritan Oligarchy one . . . kind of presented the Puritan experiment as a success, never mentioned the revoking of the charter . . . but it was nice to get more biographical detail about a leader and kind of see where he was coming from, rather than just stereotypes and sound-bytes (which is what we get from most history books or overviews of the era.)

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