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Puritan Village
The Formation of a New England Town
Sumner Chilton Powell




Wesleyan
1970 • 255 pp. 7 illus. 6 figs. 10 maps. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2"
New England History

$22.95 Paperback, 978-0-8195-6014-8
$17.99 Ebook, 978-0-8195-7268-4

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“A meticulous and remarkably detailed account of the early government and social organization of the town of Sudbury, Massachusetts . . . The people and the events can be absorbing” —Time

An award-winning study of Puritans and the formation of their towns.

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Reviews / Endorsements

“A meticulous and remarkably detailed account of the early government and social organization of the town of Sudbury, Massachusetts . . . The people and the events can be absorbing” —Time

Puritan Village is a model study of its kind.”Malcolm Freiberg, The American Historical Review

Awards/Recognition:

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History (1964)
Winner of the American Association for State and Local History (1963)
Books for College Libraries (1988)


SUMNER CHILTON POWELL is a 1946 graduate of Amherst and received a doctorate from Harvard ten years later. A teacher of history on the secondary level (Choate, Bernard School for Boys), he has done much experimental work in tape teaching. This book – his third, but his first for an adult audience – was the culmination of ten years’ detective work among local records, archives, and private collections I the U.S. and England. It received the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1964.



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