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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.

Publication Info. Chapel Hill : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  92 WINTHROP    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  B WINTHROP, JOHN JR.    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  92 WINTHROP, JOH    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Biographies  BIOG WINTHROP, JOHN, JR.    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Biographies  B WINTHROP JOHN W    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Biographies  BIOG WINTHROP, JOHN    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  B-WINTHROP, J.    Check Shelf
Description viii, 317 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography 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.
Subject Winthrop, John, 1606-1676.
Alchemists -- New England -- Biography.
Alchemy -- New England -- History -- 17th century.
Winthrop, John, 1606-1676.
Alchemy -- New England -- Biography.
Famous Persons -- New England -- Biography.
History, Modern 1601- -- New England.
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.
ISBN 9780807833018 cloth alkaline paper
0807833010 cloth alkaline paper
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