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Growing Pains, 1792–1815

Charles F. Irons

in The Origins of Proslavery Christianity: White and Black Evangelicals in Colonial and Antebellum Virginia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831946
eISBN:
9781469604640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888896_irons.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how Virginia's evangelicals found it difficult to recalibrate their rhetorical posture from that of dissenters to that of insiders. As ecclesiastical outsiders, white ... More


Personae and Their Purposes

in Front Page Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226781983
eISBN:
9780226782010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226782010.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter fills in the narratives with the essential actors and their purposes. It specifically provides the characters as personae who put a familiar and memorable face on economic behavior and ... More


Suffering as Spectacle: Pity, Pathos, and Ideology

Paul K. Longmore

Catherine Kudlick (ed.)

in Telethons: Spectacle, Disability, and the Business of Charity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190262075
eISBN:
9780190262105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262075.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Fundraisers taught potential donors not only what to feel but also how to feel. In doing so, they extended the American charity tradition, one influenced by the Anglo-American culture of sensibility ... More


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