Abeka Product Information Mary of Plymouth Concentrating on the years 1580-1635, it examines a crucial period in the development of the English vernacular letter, one that witnessed a significant extension of epistolary skills within society and an expansion in the range of uses to which letters were put. Storms, starvation, strangers—travel with Mary on the Mayflower as she and her family find a new home in Plymouth. Mary tells the account of her journey of finding food, friends, and faith. By following Mary and her adventures, your child will learn about daily life in the early American colonies and see that God can supply all of our needs.
Heritage History Mary of Plymouth by James Otis This study represents the first major socio-cultural study of manuscript letters and the cultural practices associated with letter-writing in early modern England. This book follows the life of Mary of Plymouth, a young girl who arrives with the Pilgrims on the Mayflower and shares in their difficulties and adventures. It is very authentic in both in portraying the daily life and work of the early settlers, and in depicting the attitude of many of the pilgrims towards Indians, other settlers, and Englishmen with less than orthodox Puritan views.
Mary of Plymouth A Story of the Pilgrim Settlement - James. D in History, 2000, University of Reading MA in History and Literature: 'The English Renaissance: Politics, Patronage and Literature' (Distinction), 1996, University of Reading BA in Modern History, 1994, Hertford College, Oxford Employment2010-Present: Professor of Early Modern British History2008-2010: Associate Professor, Reader in Early Modern British History2006-2008: Lecturer in Early Modern History, University of Plymouth2003-2006: Assistant Professor in Medieval and Early Modern British and European History, Central Michigan University, USA2000-2003: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in History, University of Reading Professional Memberships Fellow of the Royal Historical Society Institute of Historical Research Renaissance Society of America Society for the Study of Early Modern Women Women's History Network AHRC Peer Review College Early modern British and European social, cultural and political history; Renaissance letters and letter-writing; women and gender; materiality; archives; family and materials of memory; Renaissance Literature I am currently completing two book-related projects, the first of which is a monograph length study, entitled, (Forthcoming, Palgrave). Mary of Plymouth Mary of Plymouth, by James Otis, Is a Christian Story. It is a letter to her friend, Hannah, in England. Telling her about the settlement in Plymouth. Mary went to the ‘New World’ When she was only six years old! It tells about how she meets Indians, wolves, And other pilgrims like her. I really enjoyed this book.-Marigold