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1653: Experiencing election in a true gospel-church state

Kathleen Lynch

in Protestant Autobiography in the Seventeenth-Century Anglophone World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199643936
eISBN:
9780191738876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643936.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

A new mode of autobiographical narrative was rapidly codified in England and its Atlantic colonies in the 1650s, with a burst of publications. A strict emphasis on methodologies of assent unified ... More


“To Bee Trained Up Among the English”: John Wompas and the Civilizing Project

Jenny Hale Pulsipher

in Swindler Sachem: The American Indian Who Sold His Birthright, Dropped Out of Harvard, and Conned the King of England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300214932
eISBN:
9780300235548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214932.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter details John Wompas's youth in the town of Roxbury. Although Roxbury was an English town, it had a decidedly Indian side. Because Roxbury was the home of John Eliot, the “apostle to the ... More


The Death of Buckingham and the Session of 1629

Conrad Russell

in Parliaments and English Politics 1621–1629

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198224822
eISBN:
9780191678578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198224822.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

When the session of 1628 ended, Charles prorogued Parliament. It is then that the ending of the Parliamentary session was almost immediately followed by moves for ending the war. The date that it was ... More


The Coming of the Book to Indian Country

Phillip H. Round

in Removable Type: Histories of the Book in Indian Country, 1663-1880

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833902
eISBN:
9781469606347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899472_round.6
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter outlines how John Eliot's literacy mission served not only as the cornerstone of later book-centered Euro-American ideologies of conquest but also as the starting point for several ... More


The Harvard Indian College Scholars and the Algonquian Origins of American Literature

Lisa Brooks

in Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip's War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300196733
eISBN:
9780300231113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196733.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter recovers the history of the Harvard Indian College and highlights the multiple cultural, literary, and oral traditions that intersected in colonial Cambridge, Massachusetts. It includes ... More


Sympathy, Sincerity, and Sentimental Technique

Abram C. Van Engen

in Sympathetic Puritans: Calvinist Fellow Feeling in Early New England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199379637
eISBN:
9780199379651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199379637.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that Puritan sympathy helped mediate the search for sincere conversion. In the Puritan missions, John Eliot and others began employing fellow feeling both to convert Native ... More


Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Bernard D. Sherman

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The attempt to play music with the styles and instruments of its era—commonly referred to as the early music movement—has become immensely popular in recent years. For instance, Billboard’s “Top ... More


The politic history of early Stuart parliaments

Noah Millstone

in Writing the history of parliament in Tudor and early Stuart England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780719099588
eISBN:
9781526139030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099588.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This essay traces the development of a particular way of writing the history of parliament: the politic history. A creation of the late Renaissance, politic histories preferred to explain events ... More


Learning to Write Algonquian Letters: The Indigenous Place of Language Philosophy in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World

Sarah Rivett

in Unscripted America: Indigenous Languages and the Origins of a Literary Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190492564
eISBN:
9780190492595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492564.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

Atlantic networks of Protestant and Jesuit letters fueled missionary linguistic activity in North America in the 1660s and 1670s, which influenced early modern debates about the representational ... More


Threads of Continuity: Cultural and Temporal Intersections across Nipmuc Homelands

D. Rae Gould, Holly Herbster, and Stephen A. Mrozowski

in Historical Archaeology and Indigenous Collaboration: Discovering Histories That Have Futures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066219
eISBN:
9780813065212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066219.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter explores the long presence of Nipmuc people such as the Wabbaquasset tribe in southern New England for millenia. It reaches back into the pre-contact period and acknowledges the culture ... More


Removable Type: Histories of the Book in Indian Country, 1663-1880

Phillip H. Round

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833902
eISBN:
9781469606347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899472_round
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In 1663, the Puritan missionary John Eliot, with the help of a Nipmuck convert whom the English called James Printer, produced the first Bible printed in North America. It was printed not in English ... More


Translating Paradise: Hebrew, Herbert, Milton, Fox, And The Pursuit Of Linguistic Purity

Zachary McLeod Hutchins

in Inventing Eden: Primitivism, Millennialism, and the Making of New England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199998142
eISBN:
9780199382415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199998142.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Because Francis Bacon and other Renaissance thinkers theorized that the encyclopedic knowledge and divinely denotative language of Adam were inseparably linked, the fifth chapter transitions from an ... More


Conclusion

in Theater of State: Parliament and Political Culture in Early Stuart England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752886
eISBN:
9780804781015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752886.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses how Parliament became the so-called Theater of State in the 1620s. It argues that Parliament and the theater constitute structurally analogous configurations of issues and ... More


America’s First Bible: Native Uses, Abuses, and Reuses of the Indian Bible of 1663

Linford D. Fisher

in The Bible in American Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190468910
eISBN:
9780190468958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190468910.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Biblical Studies

In 1663, America’s first Bible was published in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Not only was it the first entire Bible to be printed anywhere in the Americas, it was also in Wôpanâak, making it the first ... More


Contested Passages: Coastal and Inland Homelands, , and Internment by the “City Upon a Hill”

Christine M. DeLucia

in Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300201178
eISBN:
9780300231120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300201178.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines the area around Boston Harbor and how Algonquians as well as Massachusetts Bay colonists engaged in contestations beginning in the seventeenth century. It begins by unpacking ... More


Introduction: ‘I dote on Tasso’

Jason Lawrence

in Tasso's Art and Afterlives: The Gerusalemme Liberata in England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719090882
eISBN:
9781526128348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090882.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction demonstrates the continuing popularity of Tasso’s troubled life and epic poem in England up to the late nineteenth century via a fictional conversation in George Eliot’s final novel. ... More


Reviving Idiosyncrasies

Bernard D. Sherman

in Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Since the 1960s, John Eliot Gardiner has spent much of his career conducting two groups he founded in his native England, the English Baroque Soloists and the Monteverdi Chorus. It has become ... More


The Documentary Archaeology of Magunkaquog

Holly Herbster

in Historical Archaeology and Indigenous Collaboration: Discovering Histories That Have Futures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066219
eISBN:
9780813065212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066219.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The sub-discipline of documentary archaeology is explored in Chapter 4. Layers of information about the Magunkaquog site and its inhabitants—and the story of Isaac Nehemiah, in particular—are ... More


The Archaeology of Magunkaquog

Stephen A. Mrozowski

in Historical Archaeology and Indigenous Collaboration: Discovering Histories That Have Futures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066219
eISBN:
9780813065212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066219.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 3 details the history of the Magunkaquog site from the features and material culture recovered through archaeological investigations in the late 1990s, combined with information from ... More


New and Uncommon Means

Phillip H. Round

in Removable Type: Histories of the Book in Indian Country, 1663-1880

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833902
eISBN:
9781469606347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899472_round.8
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter illustrates how Christian missions continued to be the single most important source of print media in Indian Country during the nineteenth century. Unlike John Eliot and Eleazar ... More


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