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3. Utopian Promise   

3. Utopian

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Unit Overview: Bibliography & Resources

Selected Bibliography
Bercovitch, Sacvan. The Puritan Origins of the American Self. New Haven: Yale UP, 1975.

The American Jeremiad. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1978.

Colacurcio, Michael. Doctrine and Difference: Essays in the Literature of New England. New York: Routledge, 1997.

Demos, John. A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony. New York: Oxford UP, 1970.

Levin, David. "William Bradford: The Value of Puritan Historiography." Major Writers of Early American Literature, ed. E. H. Emerson. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1972.

Miller, Perry. Errand into the Wilderness. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1956.

Nash, Gary. PPhiladelphia and the Forging of Historical Memory. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 2002.

Schweitzer, Ivy. The Work of Self-Representation: Lyric Poetry in Colonial New England. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1991.

Slotkin, Richard and James K. Folsom, eds. So Dreadfull a Judgment: Puritan Responses to King Philip's War, 1676-1677. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan UP, 1978.

Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher. Good Wives: Images and Reality in the Lives of
Women in Northern New England, 1650-1750.
New York: Knopf, 1980.

Further Resources
"Apocalypse: The Evolution of Apocalyptic Belief and How it Shaped the Western World" (A Frontline Special). PBS Video. P.O. Box 791. Alexandria, VA 22313-0791. 1-800-328-7271.

Delbanco, Andrew. The Death of Satan: How Americans Have Lost the Sense of Evil. New York: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 1995.

Early American Psalmody: The Bay Psalm Book, Cambridge, 1640. Mission Music in California: Music of the Southwest. New York: Smithsonian Folkways, [05108].

Hume, Ivor Noel. A Guide to the Artifacts of Colonial America. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1969.

Keller, Robert M. The Dancing Master, 1651-1728 [computer file]: an illustrated compendium. Annapolis, MD: Colonial Music Institute, 2000.

Ludwig, Allan I. Graven Images: New England Stonecarving and its Symbols, 1650-1815. Hanover, NH: UP of New England, 1999.

Native Americans of the Northeast (Series). U of Massachusetts P. P.O. Box 429, Amherst, MA 01004. [email protected]. Customer Service: 413-545-2219. Fax: 1-800-488-1144

David Nicholls, ed. The Cambridge History of American Music. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Opening chapters on Indian music, secular and sacred music to 1800, and African American music to 1900.
Plimouth Plantation. P.O. Box 1620 Plymouth, MA 02362 Phone: 508-746-1622. Fax: 508-746-4978.

The Plymouth Colony Archive Project at the University of Virginia. Archives and Analysis of Plymouth Colony, 1620-1691. Electronic Text Center, Alderman Library. Box 400148. University of Virginia. Charlottesville, VA 22904. Phone: 434-924-3230. Fax: 434-924-1431.

"Preserving America's Utopian Dream," Cultural Resource Management. (Online and in hard copy). Vol. 24 No. 9. National Park Service.

Religion and the Founding of the American Republic (Exhibit). The Library of Congress. 101 Independence Ave, SE Washington, DC. 20540. General Information: 202-707-5000. Exhibitions Information: 202-707-4604

The Religious Society of Friends. www.quaker.org.

Simmons, William S. Spirit of the New England Tribes: Indian History and Folklore, 1620-1984. Hanover, NH: UP of New England, 1986.

St. George, Blaire. Conversing by Signs: Poetics of Implication in Colonial New England Culture. Chapel Hill U. of North Carolina P., 1998.

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