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The Puritan Ordeal

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PAPERBACK

$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674740563

Publication Date: 04/01/1991

Short

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

World

More than an ecclesiastical or political history, this book is a vivid description of the earliest American immigrant experience. It depicts the dramatic tale of the seventeenth-century newcomers to our shores as they were drawn and pushed to make their way in an unsettled and unsettling world.

Awards & Accolades

  • Andrew Delbanco Is a 2011 National Humanities Medal Winner
  • 1990 Lionel Trilling Book Award, Columbia University
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