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Stephen Innes (Author). In illuminating this phenomenon, Innes's impressive revisionist study sweeps away conventional notions of mercantile New England as a place of rugged individualism and economic backwardness.
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Marshaling rich new evidence, Innes focuses o. .This ambitious history offers a sweeping reinterpretation of America's cultural roots in the colonial past. ISBN13:9780393972726. Release Date:January 1998.
In his book, called Creating the Commonwealth, Innes shows how the New Englanders, who settled a relatively inhospitable land with no obvious .
In his book, called Creating the Commonwealth, Innes shows how the New Englanders, who settled a relatively inhospitable land with no obvious cash crop such as tobacco, achieved a rate of economic growth that could only be called stunning. Certainly, attitudes such as the work ethic were a crucial ingredient of the story.
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Creating the Commonwealth: The Economic Culture of Puritan New England.
Books online: Creating the Commonwealth: The Economic Culture of Puritan New England, 1998, Fishpond. Stephen Innes, professor of history at the University of Virginia, has written extensively on the social history of colonial America. The economic success of the Massachusetts Bay Colony was due as much to its strict Puritan society as to any market factors, contends University of Virginia historian Innes (Work and Labor in Early America, Univ. of North Carolina P. 1988).
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This ambitious history offers a sweeping reinterpretation of America's cultural roots in the colonial past.Marshaling rich new evidence, Innes focuses on enterprise in early New England and its relation to the prevailing culture of Puritanism. He finds in our beginnings at Massachusetts Bay a fierce devotion to God that fed a social commitment to engage the world and prosper. The result was a thriving capitalism and a diminishing devotion which alarmed Puritan leaders in the late seventeenth century. While telling the story of Massachusetts Bay's transformation from a resource-poor perch on the continent to an active international economy, Innes supplies wonderful detail on early New England's ironworks, fisheries, shipyards, and the "Scums and dreggs" who provided the labor for Puritan enterprise.