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Book Review: Mayflower: A Story Of Courage, Community, And War

Mayflower: A Story Of Courage, Community, And War, by Nathaniel Philbrick Sometimes the familiarity of a story can blind us to its quality and character, and such is the story of the Mayflower. The author apparently wanted to write a … Continue reading

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Book Review: 1621: A New Look At Thanksgiving

1621: A New Look At Thanksgiving, by Catherine O’Neill Grace and Margaret M. Bruchac with Pilmoth Plantation, photographs by Sisse Brimberg and Cotton Coulson Revisionist historians have always had a problem with the Thanksgiving story. Given the wide gulf between … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pilgrims And Puritans: 1620-1676

Pilgrims & Puritans:  1620-1676 (The Drama Of American History #2), by Christopher Collier & James Lincoln Collier Despite the relatively small numbers of people who were involved in the Pilgrim (hundreds) and Puritan (tens of thousands) migrations to New England … Continue reading

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