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Harvard Historical Monographs 72

The Huguenots in America

A Refugee People in New World Society

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$27.50 • £23.95 • €25.95

ISBN 9780674413214

Publication Date: 01/01/1992


280 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

3 halftones, 2 line-art, 15 tables

Harvard Historical Monographs


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An important, well-wrought book on the Huguenot experience…[that relates] the story of [Huguenot] exiles and their failure to maintain religious and social distinctiveness in diaspora.—Stephanie Graumann Wolf, American Historical Review

A landmark in the recovery of the Huguenot experience in colonial America and an excellent case study with wider value for the understanding of the social and religious travails of the American immigrant.—Leigh Eric Schmidt, Journal of the American Academy of Religion

A singular achievement unparalleled by prior studies…will no doubt remain the standard synthesis for years to come… From the perspective of the new social history, Butler draws upon theoretical underpinnings derived from social science studies in structural assimilation and social disintegrations to yield fresh insights.Choice

Awards & Accolades

  • 1983 Theodore Saloutos Memorial Book Award, Immigration and Ethnic History Society

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