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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Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture by the University of North Carolina Press,
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