Piety and Power: Gender and Religious Culture in the American Colonies, 1630-1700 (Hardback) book cover

Piety and Power

Gender and Religious Culture in the American Colonies, 1630-1700

By Leslie Lindenauer

© 2002 – Routledge

210 pages

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Paperback: 9781138873407
pub: 2015-08-12
Hardback: 9780415933926
pub: 2002-06-21

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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


"…raises important questions about women's authority in colonial America." -- American Historical Review

"This book makes a good case for studying religious culture in relationship to gender…"

The Journal of American History

About the Author

Leslie Lindenauer is a scholar of early American women's history and a public historian with over 20 years of academic and professional experience in college and museum education. Currently a member of the women's studies faculty at Hartford College for Women of the University of Hartford, Dr. Lindenauer is also the Executive Director of the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame, a non-profit educational organization that provides resources in women's history and culture.

About the Series

Studies in American Popular History and Culture

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
RELIGION / History
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies