The Other Samuel Johnson: A Psychohistory of Early New England (Google eBook)
Examines the life of the American Samuel Johnson, the first president of King's College, forerunner of Columbia College. In tracing Johnson's long career from his Puritan origins through his remarkable conversion to the Church of England, the author introduces the theories of psychohistory, an approach that is concerned with both individual psychology and more general cultural patterns.
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Abbreviations Used in the Notes
The True Disciple
An Inordinate Veneration
Appetites Tame and Pliable
His Ruling Passion
In Unity with the Body of Christ
A Friend to His Country
Our Fathers House
Surprising Convulsions and Involuntary Agitation
Cultivating the Rising Generation
This Decaying Body
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