THE JOHN HARVARD LIBRARY
Cover: The Journal of John Winthrop, 1630–1649 in PAPERBACK

The Journal of John Winthrop, 1630–1649

Abridged Edition

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PAPERBACK

$49.50 • £39.95 • €44.50

ISBN 9780674484276

Publication Date: 01/01/1997

Short

384 pages

6 x 9 inches

Belknap Press

The John Harvard Library

World

The journal of Governor John Winthrop, one of the key documents of early New England history, records the first two crucial decades of the Bay Colony. Writing in a precise expository style, Winthrop details the myriad religious and political problems of the new settlement. The modernized abridgment incorporates about 40 percent of the text and includes a copy of Winthrop’s sermon, “A Model of Christian Charity.” This abridged edition, complete with introduction and annotations, also modernizes the governor’s spelling and punctuation.

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