1st Edition

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

ISBN 9781138873407
Published August 12, 2015 by Routledge
210 Pages

USD $54.95

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Book Description

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



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.


"...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