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The Great Influenza

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : John M. Barry | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 0143036491
ISBN 13 : 9780143036494

An account of the deadly influenza epidemic of 1918, which took the lives of millions of people around the world, examines its causes, its impact on early twentieth-century society..


Liberty Of Conscience

Pub Date : 1999 | Author : Edwin S. Gaustad | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0817013385
ISBN 13 : 9780817013387

Gaustad skillfully tells the story of Roger Williams: founder of Rhode Island, a defender of religious liberty, and a man of deep religious and political convictions...


The Creation Of The American Soul

Pub Date : 2012-11-01 | Author : John M. Barry | Publisher : Gerald Duckworth

ISBN 10 : 0715644246
ISBN 13 : 9780715644249

Roger Williams was the first to describe individual liberty in modern terms - a huge influence on men such as Oliver Cromwell, John Milton and John Locke. Influenced by the great j..


The Challenges Of Roger Williams

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : James P. Byrd | Publisher : Mercer University Press

ISBN 10 : 0865547718
ISBN 13 : 9780865547711

This book examines how biblical interpretation promoted both violent persecution and religious liberty in colonial America. Frequently, the Bible was a violent force in Puritan New..