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: An Historical Survey of Plymouth Colony

John Demos

in A Little Commonwealth

Second edition

Published in print September 1999 | ISBN: 9780195128901
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199853960 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128901.003.0001
: An Historical Survey of Plymouth Colony

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This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the family of the Pilgrims in Plymouth Colony. It explains the reasons for undertaking this study and discusses the voyages and experiences of Pilgrim settlers from Scrooby, England, before they reached the New World. The book examines the Pilgrims' housing, furnishings, family relationships, master-and-servant relations, and coming of age traditions.

Keywords: Pilgrims; Plymouth Colony; Scrooby; England; housing; furnishings; family relationship; coming of age

Chapter.  5824 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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