The Kingdom of Matthias by Paul E. Johnson,Sean Wilentz

The Kingdom of Matthias
  • Title : The Kingdom of Matthias
  • Author : Paul E. Johnson,Sean Wilentz
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • ISBN Code : 9780195098358
  • Pages : 240
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  • Language : English
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In the autumn of 1834, New York City was awash with rumors of a strange religious cult operating nearby, centered around a mysterious, self-styled prophet named Matthias. It was said that Matthias the Prophet was stealing money from one of his followers; then came reports of lascivious sexual relations, based on odd teachings of matched spirits, apostolic priesthoods, and the inferiority of women. At its climax, the rumors transformed into legal charges, as the Prophet was arrested for the murder of a once highly-regarded Christian gentleman who had fallen under his sway. By the time the story played out, it became one of the nation's first penny-press sensations, casting a peculiar but revealing light on the sexual and spiritual tensions of the day.In The Kingdom of Matthias, the distinguished historians Paul Johnson and Sean Wilentz brilliantly recapture this forgotten story, imbuing their richly researched account with the dramatic force of a novel. In this book, the strange tale of Matthias the Prophet provides a fascinating window into the turbulent movements of the religious revival known as the Second Great Awakening--movements which swept up great numbers of evangelical Americans and gave rise to new sects like the Mormons. Into this teeming environment walked a down-and-out carpenter named Robert Matthews, who announced himself as Matthias, prophet of the God of the Jews. His hypnotic spell drew in a cast of unforgettable characters--the meekly devout businessman Elijah Pierson, who once tried to raise his late wife from the dead; the young attractive Christian couple, Benjamin Folger and his wife Ann (who seduced the woman-hating Prophet); and the shrewd ex-slave Isabella Van Wagenen, regarded by some as "the most wicked of the wicked." None was more colorful than the Prophet himself, a bearded, thundering tyrant who gathered his followers into an absolutist household, using their money to buy an elaborate, eccentric wardrobe, and reordering their marital relations. By the time the tensions within the kingdom exploded into a clash with the law, Matthias had become a national scandal.In the hands of Johnson and Wilentz, the strange tale of the Prophet and his kingdom comes vividly to life, recalling scenes from recent experiences at Jonestown and Waco. They also reveal much about a formative period in American history, showing the connections among rapid economic change, sex and race relations, politics, popular culture, and the rich varieties of American religious experience.


The Kingdom of Matthias by Paul E. Johnson,Sean Wilentz

The Kingdom of Matthias
  • Title : The Kingdom of Matthias
  • Author : Paul E. Johnson,Sean Wilentz
  • Publisher : OUP USA
  • ISBN Code : 0199892490
  • Pages : 240
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  • Language : English
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In this book, the strange tale of Matthias the Prophet provides a fascinating window into the turbulent movements of the religious revival known as the Second Great Awakening--movements which swept up great numbers of evangelical Americans and gave rise to new sects like the Mormons. Shedding new light on the communal religious cultism that has continued to shock and perplex Americans today, the authors elucidate the many enduring connections between the American religious experience and rapid economic change, sex and gender, race relations, and literature (high and low).


Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper by Paul E. Johnson

Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper
  • Title : Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper
  • Author : Paul E. Johnson
  • Publisher : Hill and Wang
  • ISBN Code : 9781429931953
  • Pages : 224
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  • Language : English
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The true history of a legendary American folk hero In the 1820s, a fellow named Sam Patch grew up in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, working there (when he wasn't drinking) as a mill hand for one of America's new textile companies. Sam made a name for himself one day by jumping seventy feet into the tumultuous waters below Pawtucket Falls. When in 1827 he repeated the stunt in Paterson, New Jersey, another mill town, an even larger audience gathered to cheer on the daredevil they would call the "Jersey Jumper." Inevitably, he went to Niagara Falls, where in 1829 he jumped not once but twice in front of thousands who had paid for a good view. The distinguished social historian Paul E. Johnson gives this deceptively simple story all its deserved richness, revealing in its characters and social settings a virtual microcosm of Jacksonian America. He also relates the real jumper to the mythic Sam Patch who turned up as a daring moral hero in the works of Hawthorne and Melville, in London plays and pantomimes, and in the spotlight with Davy Crockett—a Sam Patch who became the namesake of Andrew Jackson's favorite horse. In his shrewd and powerful analysis, Johnson casts new light on aspects of American society that we may have overlooked or underestimated. This is innovative American history at its best.


Americanist Approaches to the Book of Mormon by Elizabeth Fenton,Jared Hickman

Americanist Approaches to the Book of Mormon
  • Title : Americanist Approaches to the Book of Mormon
  • Author : Elizabeth Fenton,Jared Hickman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN Code : 0190221925
  • Pages : 456
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  • Language : English
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As the sacred text of a modern religious movement of global reach, The Book of Mormon has undeniable historical significance. That significance, this volume shows, is inextricable from the intricacy of its literary form and the audacity of its historical vision. This landmark collection brings together a diverse range of scholars in American literary studies and related fields to definitively establish The Book of Mormon as an indispensable object of Americanist inquiry not least because it is, among other things, a form of Americanist inquiry in its own right--a creative, critical reading of "America." Drawing on formalist criticism, literary and cultural theory, book history, religious studies, and even anthropological field work, Americanist Approaches to The Book of Mormon captures as never before the full dimensions and resonances of this "American Bible."


A Generation of Boomers by Shelton Stromquist

A Generation of Boomers
  • Title : A Generation of Boomers
  • Author : Shelton Stromquist
  • Publisher : Urbana : University of Illinois Press
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 353
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  • Language : English
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The FBI and Religion by Sylvester A. Johnson

The FBI and Religion
  • Title : The FBI and Religion
  • Author : Sylvester A. Johnson
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • ISBN Code : 0520287282
  • Pages : 376
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  • Language : English
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"...the first to examine the fraught relationship between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and religious groups in the United States in the past century. Encompassing religious organizations from established institutions to extremist groups and covering a period that includes the World Wars, the Cold War, the Civil Rights movement, and 9/11, this book tackles questions of importance for understanding American religion, the history of law enforcement, and the future of religious liberty"--Back cover.


The Nature of the Future by Emily Pawley

The Nature of the Future
  • Title : The Nature of the Future
  • Author : Emily Pawley
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code : 022669383X
  • Pages : 312
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  • Language : English
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"In the seemingly mundane Northern farm of early America and the people who sought to improve its productivity and efficiency, Emily Pawley finds a world rich with innovative practices and marked by a developing interrelationship between scientific knowledge, industrial methods, and capitalism. Agricultural "improvers" became increasingly scientistic, driving tremendous increases in the range and volume of agricultural output-and transforming American conceptions of expertise, success, and exploitation. Pawley's focus on soil, fertilizer, apples, mulberries, agricultural fairs, and experimental stations shows each nominally dull subject to have been an area of intellectual ferment and sharp contestation: mercantile, epistemological, and otherwise"--


Enchanted New York by Kevin Dann

Enchanted New York
  • Title : Enchanted New York
  • Author : Kevin Dann
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • ISBN Code : 1479860220
  • Pages : 352
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  • Language : English
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A fantastical field guide to the hidden history of New York's magical past Manhattan has a pervasive quality of glamour—a heightened sense of personality generated by a place whose cinematic, literary, and commercial celebrity lends an aura of the fantastic to even its most commonplace locales. Enchanted New York chronicles an alternate history of this magical isle. It offers a tour along Broadway, focusing on times and places that illuminate a forgotten and sometimes hidden history of New York through site-specific stories of wizards, illuminati, fortune tellers, magicians, and more. Progressing up New York’s central thoroughfare, this guidebook to magical Manhattan offers a history you won’t find in your Lonely Planet or Fodor’s guide, tracing the arc of American technological alchemies—from Samuel Morse and Robert Fulton to the Manhattan Project—to Mesmeric physicians, to wonder–working Madame Blavatsky, and seers Helena Roerich and Alice Bailey. Harry Houdini appears and disappears, as the world’s premier stage magician’s feats of prestidigitation fade away to reveal a much more mysterious—and meaningful—marquee of magic. Unlike old-world cities, New York has no ancient monuments to mark its magical adolescence. There is no local memory embedded in the landscape of celebrated witches, warlocks, gods, or goddesses—no myths of magical metamorphoses. As we follow Kevin Dann in geographical and chronological progression up Broadway from Battery Park to Inwood, each chapter provides a surprising picture of a city whose ever-changing fortunes have always been founded on magical activity.


Satan’s Counterfeit Healing by Lawrence E. Burkholder

Satan’s Counterfeit Healing
  • Title : Satan’s Counterfeit Healing
  • Author : Lawrence E. Burkholder
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • ISBN Code : 1532642326
  • Pages : 368
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  • Language : English
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"The Christian church worldwide has been taken prisoner by Satan's counterfeit healing." This statement is based on the author's personal experience, modest exposure to the Toronto Blessing, observation of parachurch healing ministries, and extensive historical reconstructions. Satan's Counterfeit Healing presents and evaluates Satan's supernatural healing from the Paleolithic period (ca. 45000 BCE) to the contemporary church. The guiding thesis is that Satan and his demonic surrogates perform miracles which are evident as psi paranormal phenomena. These manifestations include physical and exorcistic supernatural healings. Paleolithic and Neolithic periods produced Great Mother goddess worship and healing, which have persisted ever since. These idolatries, combined with OT nature gods, were a backdrop to Jesus' true miracles. For two thousand years of church history there's been a tug-of-war between true and false healing. Mother goddess as Mariological shrine healing joined with natural and demonic magic, and esoteric energy psi. Alongside these the Holy Spirit has raised up genuine healers and their ministries. Modern healing is marked by energy counterfeits and faith healing, the latter especially accompanied by trance, false prophecy, and psi transformations. True divine healing can be recovered when Christians repudiate nature gods, reject false prophecy, and restore proper eschatology.


God in Gotham by Jon Butler

God in Gotham
  • Title : God in Gotham
  • Author : Jon Butler
  • Publisher : Belknap Press
  • ISBN Code : 0674045688
  • Pages : 320
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  • Language : English
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A master historian traces the flourishing of organized religion in Manhattan between the 1880s and the 1960s, revealing how faith adapted and thrived in the supposed capital of American secularism. In Gilded Age Manhattan, Catholic, Jewish, and Protestant leaders agonized over the fate of traditional religious practice amid chaotic and multiplying pluralism. Massive immigration, the anonymity of urban life, and modernity's rationalism, bureaucratization, and professionalization seemingly eviscerated the sense of religious community. Yet fears of religion's demise were dramatically overblown. Jon Butler finds a spiritual hothouse in the supposed capital of American secularism. By the 1950s Manhattan was full of the sacred. Catholics, Jews, and Protestants peppered the borough with sanctuaries great and small. Manhattan became a center of religious publishing and broadcasting and was home to august spiritual reformers from Reinhold Niebuhr to Abraham Heschel, Dorothy Day, and Norman Vincent Peale. A host of white nontraditional groups met in midtown hotels, while black worshippers gathered in Harlem's storefront churches. Though denied the ministry almost everywhere, women shaped the lived religion of congregations, founded missionary societies, and, in organizations such as the Zionist Hadassah, fused spirituality and political activism. And after 1945, when Manhattan's young families rushed to New Jersey and Long Island's booming suburbs, they recreated the religious institutions that had shaped their youth. God in Gotham portrays a city where people of faith engaged modernity rather than floundered in it. Far from the world of "disenchantment" that sociologist Max Weber bemoaned, modern Manhattan actually birthed an urban spiritual landscape of unparalleled breadth, suggesting that modernity enabled rather than crippled religion in America well into the 1960s.


The Gods of Indian Country by Jennifer Graber

The Gods of Indian Country
  • Title : The Gods of Indian Country
  • Author : Jennifer Graber
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • ISBN Code : 0190279613
  • Pages : 312
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During the nineteenth century, white Americans sought the cultural transformation and physical displacement of Native people. Though this process was certainly a clash of rival economic systems and racial ideologies, it was also a profound spiritual struggle. The fight over Indian Country sparked religious crises among both Natives and Americans. In The Gods of Indian Country, Jennifer Graber tells the story of the Kiowa Indians during Anglo-Americans' hundred-year effort to seize their homeland. Like Native people across the American West, Kiowas had known struggle and dislocation before. But the forces bearing down on them-soldiers, missionaries, and government officials-were unrelenting. With pressure mounting, Kiowas adapted their ritual practices in the hope that they could use sacred power to save their lands and community. Against the Kiowas stood Protestant and Catholic leaders, missionaries, and reformers who hoped to remake Indian Country. These activists saw themselves as the Indians' friends, teachers, and protectors. They also asserted the primacy of white Christian civilization and the need to transform the spiritual and material lives of Native people. When Kiowas and other Native people resisted their designs, these Christians supported policies that broke treaties and appropriated Indian lands. They argued that the gifts bestowed by Christianity and civilization outweighed the pains that accompanied the denial of freedoms, the destruction of communities, and the theft of resources. In order to secure Indian Country and control indigenous populations, Christian activists sanctified the economic and racial hierarchies of their day. The Gods of Indian Country tells a complex, fascinating-and ultimately heartbreaking-tale of the struggle for the American West.


A Midwife's Tale by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

A Midwife's Tale
  • Title : A Midwife's Tale
  • Author : Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • ISBN Code : 0307772985
  • Pages : 464
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  • Language : English
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WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE Drawing on the diaries of one woman in eighteenth-century Maine, this intimate history illuminates the medical practices, household economies, religious rivalries, and sexual mores of the New England frontier. Between 1785 and 1812 a midwife and healer named Martha Ballard kept a diary that recorded her arduous work (in 27 years she attended 816 births) as well as her domestic life in Hallowell, Maine. On the basis of that diary, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich gives us an intimate and densely imagined portrait, not only of the industrious and reticent Martha Ballard but of her society. At once lively and impeccably scholarly, A Midwife's Tale is a triumph of history on a human scale.


Freedom of Religion Under Bills of Rights by Paul Babie,Neville Rochow

Freedom of Religion Under Bills of Rights
  • Title : Freedom of Religion Under Bills of Rights
  • Author : Paul Babie,Neville Rochow
  • Publisher : University of Adelaide Press
  • ISBN Code : 098717181X
  • Pages : 440
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  • Language : English
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"The Australian Constitution contains no guarantee of freedom of religion or freedom of conscience. Indeed, it contains very few provisions dealing with rights — in essence, it is a Constitution that confines itself mainly to prescribing a framework for federal government, setting out the various powers of government and limiting them as between federal and state governments and the three branches of government without attempting to define the rights of citizens except in minor respects. […] Whether Australia should have a national bill of rights has been a controversial issue for quite some time. This is despite the fact that Australia has acceded to the ICCPR, as well as the First Optional Protocol to the ICCPR, thereby accepting an international obligation to bring Australian law into line with the ICCPR, an obligation that Australia has not discharged. Australia is the only country in the Western world without a national bill of rights.4 The chapters that follow in this book debate the situation in Australia and in various other Western jurisdictions.' From Foreword by The Hon Sir Anthony Mason AC KBE: Human Rights and Courts


The Sociology of Religion by George Lundskow

The Sociology of Religion
  • Title : The Sociology of Religion
  • Author : George Lundskow
  • Publisher : Pine Forge Press
  • ISBN Code : 1412937213
  • Pages : 445
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  • Language : English
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Using a lively narrative, The Sociology of Religion is an insightful text that follows the logic of actual research, first investigating the facts of religion in all its great diversity, including its practices and beliefs, and then analyzing actual examples of religious developments using relevant conceptual frameworks. As a result, students actively engage in the discovery, learning, and analytical processes as they progress through the textùjust as a scholar pursues knowledge in the field and then applies theoretical constructs to interpret findings.This unique text is organized around essential topics and real-life issues and examines religion both as an object of sociological analysis as well as a device for seeking personal meaning in life. While primarily sociological in focus, the text incorporates relevant interdisciplinary scholarshipùthus teaching sociological perspectives on religion while introducing students to relevant research from other fields. Sidebar features and photographs of religious figures bring the text to life for readers.Key Features and Benefits:Uses substantive and truly contemporary real-life religious issues of current interest to engage the reader in a way few other texts doCombines theory with empirical examples drawn from the United States and around the world, emphasizing a critical and analytical perspective that encourages better understanding of the material presentedFeatures discussions of emergent religions, consumerism, and the link between religion, sports, and other forms of popular cultureDraws upon interdisciplinary literature, helping students appreciate the contributions of other disciplines while primarily developing an understanding of the sociology of religion InstructorÆs Resources on CD-ROM· InstructorÆs Resources on CD-ROM contains chapter outlines, summaries, multiple-choice questions, essay questions, and short answer questions as well as illustrations from the book. Contact Customer Care at 1-800-818-SAGE (7243) to request a copy (6:00 a.m.û5:00 p.m., PST).Intended Audience: This core text is designed for upper-level undergraduate students of Sociology of Religion or Religion and Politics.


American Uprising by Daniel Rasmussen

American Uprising
  • Title : American Uprising
  • Author : Daniel Rasmussen
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • ISBN Code : 0062084356
  • Pages : 288
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  • Language : English
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A gripping and deeply revealing history of an infamous slave rebellion that nearly toppled New Orleans and changed the course of American history In January 1811, five hundred slaves, dressed in military uniforms and armed with guns, cane knives, and axes, rose up from the plantations around New Orleans and set out to conquer the city. Ethnically diverse, politically astute, and highly organized, this self-made army challenged not only the economic system of plantation agriculture but also American expansion. Their march represented the largest act of armed resistance against slavery in the history of the United States. American Uprising is the riveting and long-neglected story of this elaborate plot, the rebel army's dramatic march on the city, and its shocking conclusion. No North American slave uprising—not Gabriel Prosser's, not Denmark Vesey's, not Nat Turner's—has rivaled the scale of this rebellion either in terms of the number of the slaves involved or the number who were killed. More than one hundred slaves were slaughtered by federal troops and French planters, who then sought to write the event out of history and prevent the spread of the slaves' revolutionary philosophy. With the Haitian revolution a recent memory and the War of 1812 looming on the horizon, the revolt had epic consequences for America. Through groundbreaking original research, Daniel Rasmussen offers a window into the young, expansionist country, illuminating the early history of New Orleans and providing new insight into the path to the Civil War and the slave revolutionaries who fought and died for justice and the hope of freedom.


Sport, Spirituality, and Religion by Tracy J. Trothen

Sport, Spirituality, and Religion
  • Title : Sport, Spirituality, and Religion
  • Author : Tracy J. Trothen
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • ISBN Code : 3039218301
  • Pages : 124
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  • Language : English
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The research studies included in this Special Issue highlight the fundamental contribution of the knowledge of environmental history to conscious and efficient environment conservation and management. The long-term perspective of the dynamics that govern the human–climate ecosystem is becoming one of the main focuses of interest in biological and earth system sciences. Multidisciplinary bio-geo-archaeo investigations into the underlying processes of human impact on the landscape are crucial to envisage possible future scenarios of biosphere responses to global warming and biodiversity losses. This Special Issue seeks to engage an interdisciplinary dialog on the dynamic interactions between nature and society, focusing on long-term environmental data as an essential tool for better-informed landscape management decisions to achieve an equilibrium between conservation and sustainable resource exploitation.


Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association by New York State Historical Association

Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association
  • Title : Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association
  • Author : New York State Historical Association
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  • Pages : N.A
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The Journal of American History by Organization of American historians

The Journal of American History
  • Title : The Journal of American History
  • Author : Organization of American historians
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  • Pages : N.A
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Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Antebellum America by J. Spencer Fluhman

Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Antebellum America
  • Title : Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Antebellum America
  • Author : J. Spencer Fluhman
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 329
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  • Language : English
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Nation of Nations by James West Davidson

Nation of Nations
  • Title : Nation of Nations
  • Author : James West Davidson
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code : 9780072970883
  • Pages : N.A
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Accompanying CD-ROM, entitled Primary source investigator, in pocket at end of vol. 2, contains ... "mini-documentaries and hundreds of primary sources, such as documents, images, maps and charts."--Page 4 of cover.


All Manner of Error and Delusion by Douglas Leo Winiarski

All Manner of Error and Delusion
  • Title : All Manner of Error and Delusion
  • Author : Douglas Leo Winiarski
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  • Pages : 920
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  • Language : English
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New York History by N.A

New York History
  • Title : New York History
  • Author : N.A
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A Shopkeeper's Millennium by Paul E. Johnson

A Shopkeeper's Millennium
  • Title : A Shopkeeper's Millennium
  • Author : Paul E. Johnson
  • Publisher : Hill and Wang
  • ISBN Code : 9780809016358
  • Pages : 240
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  • Language : English
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A quarter-century after its first publication, A Shopkeeper's Millennium remains a landmark work--brilliant both as a new interpretation of the intimate connections among politics, economy, and religion during the Second Great Awakening, and as a surprising portrait of a rapidly growing frontier city. The religious revival that transformed America in the 1820s, making it the most militantly Protestant nation on earth and spawning reform movements dedicated to temperance and to the abolition of slavery, had an especially powerful effect in Rochester, New York. Paul E. Johnson explores the reasons for the revival's spectacular success there, suggesting important links between its moral accounting and the city's new industrial world. In a new preface, he reassesses his evidence and his conclusions in this major work.


Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory by Randall Herbert Balmer

Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory
  • Title : Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory
  • Author : Randall Herbert Balmer
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN Code : 9780195066531
  • Pages : 246
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  • Language : English
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Televangelists stand out as the most conspicuous element of the evangelical subculture in America. The bizarre antics of such notorious figures as Jim Bakker and Jimmy Swaggart regularly make it into the headlines and the evening news. But as Randall Balmer reveals in this colorful narrative, these men represent merely one small part of a strikingly diverse religious movement. Crisscrossing the country, from Oregon to Florida and from Texas to North Dakota, Balmer takes readers on a journey into the heart of evangelical America, visiting an old-fashioned, holiness camp meeting in St. Petersburg, Florida, an Indian reservation in the Dakotas, a huge trade show for Christian booksellers, and a fundamentalist Bible camp in the Adirondacks. Throughout this reflective series of New Yorker-like profiles, Balmer fills in the theological and historical background, creating, in effect, a capsule history of evangelicalism.


America, History and Life by N.A

America, History and Life
  • Title : America, History and Life
  • Author : N.A
  • Publisher :
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  • Pages : N.A
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Article abstracts and citations of reviews and dissertations covering the United States and Canada.


Fides Et Historia by N.A

Fides Et Historia
  • Title : Fides Et Historia
  • Author : N.A
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  • Pages : N.A
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Brownshirt Princess by Lionel Gossman

Brownshirt Princess
  • Title : Brownshirt Princess
  • Author : Lionel Gossman
  • Publisher : Open Book Publishers
  • ISBN Code : 1906924066
  • Pages : 202
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  • Language : English
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"Princess Marie Adelheid of Lippe-Biesterfeld was a rebellious young writer who became a fervent Nazi. Heinrich Vogeler was a well-regarded artist who was to join the German Communist Party. Ludwig Roselius was a successful businessman who had made a fortune from his invention of decaffeinated coffee. What was it about the revolutionary climate following World War I that induced three such different personalities to collaborate in the production of a slim volume of poetry -- entitled Gott in mir -- about the indwelling of the divine within the human? Lionel Gossman's study situates this poem in the ideological context that made the collaboration possible. The study also outlines the subsequent life of the Princess who, until her death in 1993, continued to support and celebrate the ideals and heroes of National Socialism"--Publisher's description.


Insider's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents, 1996-1997 by Jeff Herman

Insider's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents, 1996-1997
  • Title : Insider's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents, 1996-1997
  • Author : Jeff Herman
  • Publisher : Prima Lifestyles
  • ISBN Code : 9780761501282
  • Pages : 752
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  • Language : English
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No other book gives aspiring authors the inside scoop on the names and specialties of acquisitions editors. This vital information makes all the difference when submitting a book proposal or manuscript by keeping writers of all genres on top of the rapidly changing world of publishing. Who's moved where, who's new to the scene, who's gone for good--it's all here in one big volume.


Cultic Studies Journal by N.A

Cultic Studies Journal
  • Title : Cultic Studies Journal
  • Author : N.A
  • Publisher :
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Insider's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers and Literary Agents, 1995-1996 by Jeff Herman

Insider's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers and Literary Agents, 1995-1996
  • Title : Insider's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers and Literary Agents, 1995-1996
  • Author : Jeff Herman
  • Publisher : Prima Lifestyles
  • ISBN Code : 9781559585453
  • Pages : 624
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  • Language : English
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No other book gives aspiring authors the inside scoop on the names and interest areas of acquisition editors. This vital information makes all the difference when submitting a book proposal. Fully revised to keep on top of the rapidly changing publishing world, this guide includes information on the book acquisition process, literary agents, submission, ghost writing, and more.


Navigating Failure by Edward J. Balleisen

Navigating Failure
  • Title : Navigating Failure
  • Author : Edward J. Balleisen
  • Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 322
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  • Language : English
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Using rich and previously overlooked court records generated by the 1841 Federal Bankruptcy Act, Edward Balleisen explores the economic roots and social meanings of bankruptcy, assessing the impact of widespread insolvency on the evolution of American law, business culture, and commercial society.


Journal of Mormon History by N.A

Journal of Mormon History
  • Title : Journal of Mormon History
  • Author : N.A
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  • Pages : N.A
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Human Rights in the Age of Platforms by Rikke Frank Jørgensen

Human Rights in the Age of Platforms
  • Title : Human Rights in the Age of Platforms
  • Author : Rikke Frank Jørgensen
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • ISBN Code : 0262039052
  • Pages : 392
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  • Language : English
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Scholars from across law and internet and media studies examine the human rights implications of today's platform society. Today such companies as Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter play an increasingly important role in how users form and express opinions, encounter information, debate, disagree, mobilize, and maintain their privacy. What are the human rights implications of an online domain managed by privately owned platforms? According to the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, adopted by the UN Human Right Council in 2011, businesses have a responsibility to respect human rights and to carry out human rights due diligence. But this goal is dependent on the willingness of states to encode such norms into business regulations and of companies to comply. In this volume, contributors from across law and internet and media studies examine the state of human rights in today's platform society. The contributors consider the “datafication” of society, including the economic model of data extraction and the conceptualization of privacy. They examine online advertising, content moderation, corporate storytelling around human rights, and other platform practices. Finally, they discuss the relationship between human rights law and private actors, addressing such issues as private companies' human rights responsibilities and content regulation. Contributors Anja Bechmann, Fernando Bermejo, Agnès Callamard, Mikkel Flyverbom, Rikke Frank Jørgensen, Molly K. Land, Tarlach McGonagle, Jens-Erik Mai, Joris van Hoboken, Glen Whelan, Jillian C. York, Shoshana Zuboff, Ethan Zuckerman Open access edition published with generous support from Knowledge Unlatched and the Danish Council for Independent Research.


The Dark Subject by Benjamin Denis Reiss

The Dark Subject
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The Journal of African American History by N.A

The Journal of African American History
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Current Contents. Arts & Humanities by Institute for scientific information (Philadelphie, Pa).

Current Contents. Arts & Humanities
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CURRENT CONTENTS by N.A

CURRENT CONTENTS
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"We Have Joys ... They Do Not Know" by Catherine O'Donnell Kaplan

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Reports of the President and of the Treasurer by John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Reports of the President and of the Treasurer
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Evangelical Studies Bulletin by N.A

Evangelical Studies Bulletin
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