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The Resource The wordy shipmates, Sarah Vowell

The wordy shipmates, Sarah Vowell

Label
The wordy shipmates
Title
The wordy shipmates
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Vowell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation, but author Vowell investigates what that means--and what it should mean. What was this great political enterprise all about? Who were these people who are considered the philosophical, spiritual, and moral ancestors of our nation? What Vowell discovers is something far different from what their uptight shoe-buckles-and-corn reputation might suggest. The people she finds are highly literate, deeply principled, and surprisingly feisty. Their story is filled with pamphlet feuds, witty courtroom dramas, and bloody vengeance.--From publisher description
Summary
A cultural profile of Puritan life covers a wide range of topics, from their covenant communities and deep-rooted ideologies to their beliefs about church and state and their perspectives on other faiths, in an account that also evaluates their legacy
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2008.
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Best Conversation Starter, 2009.
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275086
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1969-
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Vowell, Sarah
Dewey number
974.088/2859
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
F7
LC item number
.V69 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Puritans
  • Religion and politics
  • New England
Target audience
adult
Label
The wordy shipmates, Sarah Vowell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
254 p.
Isbn
9781594489990
Lccn
2008-30491
Note
PPL - YA Non Fiction.
Other physical details
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System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm213308994
  • (OCoLC)213308994
  • (OCoLC)ocn213308994
Label
The wordy shipmates, Sarah Vowell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
254 p.
Isbn
9781594489990
Lccn
2008-30491
Note
PPL - YA Non Fiction.
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm213308994
  • (OCoLC)213308994
  • (OCoLC)ocn213308994

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