Puritans At Play Leisure and Recreation in Colonial New England by Bruce C. Daniels

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  • Social History,
  • United States - Colonial Period,
  • United States - State & Local - New England,
  • History / General,
  • History / United States / State & Local / New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT),
  • History : Social History,
  • History : United States - Colonial Period,
  • United states,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Textbooks,
  • 17th century,
  • 18th century,
  • History,
  • Leisure,
  • New England,
  • Puritans,
  • Recreation,
  • History: American

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9782645M
ISBN 100312161247
ISBN 109780312161248

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In Puritans at Play, Bruce Daniels reappraises the accuracy of this grim portrait by examining leisure and recreation in colonial and revolutionary New England.

Chapters on music, dinner parties, dancing, sex, alcohol, taverns, and sports are presented in a lively style Cited by:   Puritans at Play is a good, but not great, book. Daniels has read the literature, does not seem to like the Puritans all that much, and spends most of his time in the 18th century.

Not all of it, but he obviously found more fun things to write about with those generations, the ones who had so fallen away from the ideals of their ancestors (my /5.

King James actually encouraged his subjects to play games and have fun after church. He even sent out a list of approved activities in a small volume called the Book of Sports.

The Puritans hated the Book of Sports. But many of them did what the book suggested they do if they didn’t go along with the king’s commands.

They left the country. Puritans at Play debunks the myth Puritans At Play book hum-drum Puritanism and in its place erects a monument of accurate information, as well as a deep appreciation for the pattern of fun set forth for the rest of America to follow.

For anyone interested in what uninhibited fun truly looks like, Puritans at Play is a definite read/5(5). The Hardcover of the Puritans At Play: Leisure and Recreation in Early New England by B.

Daniels at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Price: $   I'd be interested to know what people who have read Bruce C. Daniel's book Puritans at Play: Leisure and Recreation in Colonial New England think of it. It seems to accurately show, in my view, how the Puritans enjoyed sports and the arts, but also were cognizant of.

Challenging the enduring legacy of Puritans as dour and joyless disciples of a fastidious religious life, the author remakes the Puritan past, showing them as they so often were: at prayer and at : Bruce C.

Daniels. The book, which represents the highest point of the Puritans' attack on the English Renaissance theatre, attacked the stage as promoting lewdness.

Unfortunately for Prynne, his book appeared at about the same time that Henrietta Maria became the first royal to ever perform in a masque, Walter Montagu 's The Shepherd's Paradise, in January For over four centuries "puritan" has been a synonym for "dour, " "joyless, " and "repressed." In the s however, historians began to reappraise the accuracy of this grim portrait.

Bruce C. Daniels continues that reappraisal by examining leisure and recreation in colonial and revolutionary New England. He looks closely not only at what New Englanders did from tobut also at what 3/5(1). In Puritans at Play, Bruce Daniels reappraises the accuracy of this grim portrait by examining leisure and recreation in colonial and revolutionary New England.

Chapters on music, dinner parties, dancing, sex, alcohol, taverns, and sports are presented in a lively style Brand: Palgrave Macmillan US.

Free eBooks from A Puritan's Mind and Puritan Publications Get these original works onto your computer, laptop or phone. Today, many Christians are turning back to the puritans to, “walk in the old paths,” of God’s word, and to continue to proclaim old truth that glorifies Jesus Christ.

The Puritans were members of a religious reform movement that arose in the late 16th century and held that the Church of England should eliminate ceremonies and practices not rooted in.

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Bruce C. Daniels. For over four centuries, "Puritan" has been a synonym for dour, joyless, and repressed. In the tenth anniversary edition of Puritans at Play, Bruce Daniels reappraises the accuracy of this grim portrait by examining leisure and recreation in Colonial and Revolutionary New England.

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Puritanism, a religious reform movement in the late 16th and 17th centuries that was known for the intensity of the religious experience that it fostered.

Puritans’ efforts contributed to both civil war in England and the founding of colonies in America. Learn more about Puritanism, its history, and beliefs.

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The average Puritans lived longer than their counterparts in England, and many lived long enough to be grandparents, which was not common. Many kept journals of their daily lives. Clothing: The Puritans wanted simplicity in their clothing and many times wore dark clothing.

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A fun-loving Puritan couple. Photo: PBS. Over time, Pilgrims and Puritans melded in the American consciousness, understandably so. These New. PLAY. What is a Puritan. A group of people who wanted to purify the church.

What was the most important book to the Puritans. The Bible, it was the whole word of God, and the Puritans tried to follow every direction in the Bible. The Puritans wanted everyone to learn how to read the bible even if they did not go to college.

The Puritans disapproved of many things in Elizabethan society, and one of the things they hated most was the theater.

Their chief complaint was that secular entertainments distracted people from worshipping God, though they also felt that the theater’s increasing popularity symbolized the moral iniquity of city life.

Answer: The Puritans were a widespread and diverse group of people who took a stand for religious purity in the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries in Europe.

Their rise was directly related to the increased knowledge that came to the common people in the Age of Enlightenment. As people learned to read and write, and as the Bible became more.

In the tenth anniversary edition of Puritans at Play, Bruce Daniels reappraises the accuracy of this grim portrait by examining leisure and recreation in Colonial and Revolutionary New England.

Chapters on music, dinner parties, dancing, sex, alcohol, taverns, and sports are presented in a lively style that makes this book as entertaining as it.

The Puritans were never known for their lighthearted play, and the Puritan leadership viewed colonial New England games with disgust.

In the early s, colonial New England games that developed skills, such as shooting competitions, were viewed more favorably than those that were merely diversions.

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The Puritan Army goes to battle against the king in the English Civil War. Puritans at play by Bruce Colin Daniels. Publication date Topics Puritans -- Recreation -- New England -- History -- 17th century, Puritans -- Recreation -- New England -- History -- 18th century, Leisure -- New England -- History Publisher Internet Archive Books.

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The end of the great Puritan exodus, in the 's, coincided with the eclipse of English music. In America the first wave of powerful, cultivated men was replaced by weaker, more fanatical ones. The prime forces of English Puritanism were engaged at home, and immigration lapsed; there were no cities or courts here that could attract.

They also liked to play games, like an early version of shuffleboard. Let's put it this way: They weren't ascetics, like monks." Dissatisfied with the Church of England, Puritans aimed to purify it. The Book of Sports was first issued by James I and then later by Charles I.

Upon reissue, the book was, by mandate, read from every Church of England pulpit. Not only did the book offend Puritan sensibilities by encouraging play on Sunday, it became closely tied with the Church of England and the monarchy, inciting even more Puritan displeasure.

The Puritans played a major role in colonizing much of the United States including the New England colonies of Massachusetts Bay, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. Who were the Puritans.

The Puritans were English Christians who did not agree with the practices of the Church of England. Puritans enter 21st century: Left Bank plans virtual talk Thursday with author of 'Beheld' Other historical figures such as William and Alice Bradford play roles in the novel.

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