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Histories and narratives.

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Published by AMS Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New England,
  • New England.
    • Subjects:
    • Puritans -- New England.,
    • New England -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.,
    • New England -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      SeriesA library of American Puritan writings ;, v. 9
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF7 .H65 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationca 700 p. ;
      Number of Pages700
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4714157M
      ISBN 100404608094
      LC Control Number78000274
      OCLC/WorldCa13011012

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      Histories definition, the branch of knowledge dealing with past events. See more. Strategies of Narrative Synthesis in American History By the early s, some commentators inside and outside the profession were wondering whether an American history had disappeared in the onslaught of highly particular studies, often about subgroups in the larger society of the United States.


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