Two Troubled Souls: An Eighteenth-Century Couple's Spiritual Journey in the Atlantic World (Paperback)Aaron Spencer Fogleman (author)
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Reynier's and Knoll's lives illuminate an underside of empire where religious radicals fought against church authority and each other to find and spread the truth; where Atlantic peoples had spiritual, medical, and linguistic encounters that authorities could not always understand or control; and where wives disobeyed husbands to seek their own truth and opportunity.
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 525 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 21 mm
An unusually revealing view of the transcontinental networks and radical thought and behavior in the tumultuous 18th-century Atlantic world. Recommended. All levels/libraries.--Choice
An evocative and insightful microhistory that adds depth to our understanding of the integration of the Atlantic. . . . Recommended for anyone interested in early American and Caribbean history, and is essential reading for those who study interfaith and intercultural encounters in the early modern Atlantic world.--New West Indian Guide
A compelling, deeply researched, and accessibly written microhistory of one couple's journeys throughout the eighteenth-century Atlantic world.--William and Mary Quarterly
Exhaustively researched and beautifully written.--American Historical Review
Fogleman offers a lens through which to better understand how individuals engaged with the 18th century Atlantic World and how men and women experienced many of its important aspects differently.--NIU Today
A rich microhistorical narrative.--Journal of American History
A well-told story that invites curiosity and reflection.--Georgia Historical Quarterly
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