Building a New Jerusalem

Building a New Jerusalem

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38.66 Building a New Jerusalem

The life of John Davenport, who co-founded the colony of New Haven, has long been overshadowed by his reputation as the most draconian of all Puritan leaders in New England—a reputation he earned due to his opposition to many of the changes that were transforming New England in the post-Restoration era. In this first biography of Davenport, Francis J. Bremer shows that he was in many ways actually a remarkably progressive leader for his time, with a strong commitment… (more)

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A knowledgeable appraisal of an overlooked but important figure in our colonial history.

Book Details  

Publisher: Yale University Press (November 27, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 5.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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