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Author Woodward, Walter William

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

Publ Info Chapel Hill : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture by the University of North Carolina Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  QD24.W56 W66 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  QD24.W56 W66 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  QD24 W56 W66 2010    DUE 12-16-14
Descript viii, 317 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents John Winthrop, Jr., and the European alchemical movement of the early seventeenth century -- The republic of alchemy and the pansophic moment -- Founding a new London -- Which man's land? Conflict and competition in pequot country -- Alchemical vision refined -- "God's secret": John Winthrop, Jr., alchemical healing, and the medical culture of early New England -- The magus as mediator: witchcraft, alchemy, and authority in the Connecticut witch-hunt of the 1660s -- "Matters of present utility:" John Winthrop, Jr., the Royal Society, and the politics of intelligence in restoration New England
LC subject Winthrop, John, 1606-1676
Alchemists -- New England -- Biography
Alchemy -- New England -- History -- 17th century
Mesh Subject Winthrop, John, 1606-1676
Alchemy -- New England -- Biography
Famous Persons -- New England -- Biography
History, Modern 1601- -- New England
Add Author Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture
ISBN 9780807833018 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807833010 (cloth : alk. paper)