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Fire under the Ashes: An Atlantic History of the English Revolution

John Donoghue


Through a study of Coleman Street Ward, the citadel of London puritanism, this book explores the English Revolution as an Atlantic event shaped by the reciprocal development of the “old” and “new worlds.” Blending early modern social history with the history of political thought and action, the story follows militant Protestants into the puritan underground to trace the rise of English republicanism as a popular movement that embraced political revolution as a means to perfecting the Protestant Reformation. It shows how volatile Indian-settler relations conditioned conflicting programs of puri ... More

Keywords: English Revolution, British Empire, puritan, antinomian, Atlantic history, republicanism, slavery, political slavery, indentured servitude, abolition

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780226157658
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226072869.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Donoghue, author