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The Housatonic : Puritan river  Cover Image Book Book

The Housatonic : Puritan river / by Chard Powers Smith ; illustrated by Armin Landeck.

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  • Physical Description: x, 532 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Rinehart, c1946.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 515-522) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Argument : Puritan river -- Prologue : The promised land: The first billion and a half years ; Heathen in the land ; The Lord's scouts -- I. The land and the Lord (1639-1671): The first two tribes (1639-1657) ; The next seven tribes (1655-1743) ; The end of the heathen ; The tenth tribe: Stockbridge (1734-1758) ; The land filled (1737-1761) -- II. Liberty (1760-1820): Independence ; Born free and equal ; Liberty and the land ; Liberties with the Lord ; Miscellanea and portents -- III. Strange gods (1820-1870): Of stone and iron ; Their brothers' keepers ; The Lord's prophets ; The falling of the idols -- IV. The devil's rear-guard action (1869-1929): Tally-ho crescendo ; Fifth-column culture ; Puritan retreat ; Tally-ho: diminuendo -- V. The land repromised (1920-1946): The latter-day prophets ; Settlement with the devil ; Baedeker in a canoe.
Citation/References Note:
Fitzgerald, C. Rivers of America, H1
Subject: Housatonic River (Mass. and Conn.)
Housatonic River Valley (Mass. and Conn.)

Available copies

  • 54 of 54 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Windham Free Library - Windham Center.

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  • 0 current holds with 54 total copies.
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Windham Free Library - Windham Center 974.6 SMI (Text) 33760119136455 Adult Nonfiction Available -


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