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The Puritan Cosmopolis: The Law of Nations and the Early American Imagination

ISBN : 9780190642822

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¥10,010
Author: 
Nan Goodman
Pages
224 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Apr 2018
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In The Puritan Cosmopolis, Nan Goodman demonstrates how the Puritans were far from an insular coterie that ignored the larger global community. Drawing on letters, diaries, political pamphlets, poetry, and other cultural materials, The Puritan Cosmopolis demonstrates how the Puritan population increasingly saw themselves as global citizens.

Index: 

Prologue
Chapter 1: The Law of Nations and the Sources of the Cosmopolis
Chapter 2: The Cosmopolitan Covenant
Chapter 3: The Manufactured Millennium
Chapter 4: Evidentiary Cosmopolitanism
Chapter 5: Cosmopolitan Communication and the Discourse of Pietism
Epilogue

About the author: 

Nan Goodman is Professor of English at the University of Colorado Boulder and the author of Banished: Common Law and the Rhetoric of Social Exclusion in Early New England (2012), and Shifting the Blame: Literature, Law, and the Theory of Accidents in Nineteenth-Century America (1998).

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