Prospero's America John Winthrop, Jr., alchemy, and the creation of New England culture, 1606-1676 /

John Winthrop, Jr. participated in a pan-European network of natural philosophers who believed alchemy could improve the human condition and hasten Christ's Second Coming. Walter Woodward demonstrates how Winthrop and his philosophy influenced New England's cultural formation: its settleme...

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Main Author: Woodward, Walter William.
Corporate Author: Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.
Other Authors: JSTOR books.
Format: Online Book
Language: English
Published: Chapel Hill : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture by the University of North Carolina Press, c2010.
Online Access: Online version
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