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Making haste from Babylon : the Mayflower Pilgrims and their world : a new history / Nick Bunker.
Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony)
Massachusetts -- History -- New Plymouth, 1620-1691.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
xiv, 489 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Explores the complexities of Pilgrim character, from their radical sectarian beliefs to their entrepreneurial capabilities, drawing on previously untapped sources to offer insight into how they established a thriving settlement in spite of formidable circumstances.
Far from the storybook figures of American mythology, the Pilgrims were complex men and women, and Bunker tells their story in this meticulously researched, revelatory book.