Topic: Perry Miller
Pilgrims who braved the Mayflower were profoundly shaped by their 11 years in Leiden, Netherlands, where they arrived 400 years ago this year. Deeply devout, they were also some of the most tolerant among Puritan groups who headed to the new world.
The ‘easy money’ of factory work was a mixed blessing, some say. Now, some men have a lot to learn about the traditional Amish livelihood.