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Author Di Bonaventura, Allegra
Title For Adam's sake : a family saga in colonial New England / Allegra di Bonaventura
Edition First Edition

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 WITTENBERG MAIN STACKS  F104.N7 D5 2013    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 WITTENBERG MAIN STACKS  F104.N7 D5 2013    AVAILABLE  
Author Di Bonaventura, Allegra
Subject Hempstead, Joshua, 1678-1758
Jackson, Adam, 1700-1764
Slavery -- Connecticut -- New London -- History -- 18th century
Slaves -- Family relationships -- Connecticut -- New London -- History -- 18th century
Slaveholders -- Connecticut -- New London -- Biography
Slaves -- Connecticut -- New London -- Biography
New London (Conn.) -- History -- 18th century
Connecticut -- Church history -- 18th century
Connecticut -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Description xviii, 441 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Edition First Edition
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-416) and index
Contents "As in the Beginning of the World" -- The Rogerenes -- "Fore-runners of evil" -- "Brought up in learning" -- "Fornication among you" -- "One flesh" -- "She was taken away from me wrongfully" -- "The ways of providence" -- A Higher Court -- "A pestilence into that land" -- "Adam is come" -- Bream Cove and beyond -- "Their children's children" -- "Adam worked all day" -- "The wonderful work of God."
Summary Uses the diary of an American colonial in pre-Revolutionary New England to discuss slavery, the family, and everyday life of the time period
ISBN 9780871404305 (hardcover)
0871404303 (hardcover)
OCLC # 783163420



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