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Fathers on the Frontier: French Missionaries and the Roman Catholic Priesthood in the United States, 1789-1870

Michael Pasquier

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372335
eISBN:
9780199777273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372335.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

French émigré priests fled the religious turmoil of the French Revolution after 1789 and found themselves leading a new wave of Roman Catholic missionaries in the United States. This book explores ... More


Missionary Experience and Frontier Catholicism

Michael Pasquier

in Fathers on the Frontier: French Missionaries and the Roman Catholic Priesthood in the United States, 1789-1870

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372335
eISBN:
9780199777273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372335.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter depicts French missionary priests in direct confrontation with their preconceived notions of the United States and as men experiencing life as foreign missionaries for the first time. It ... More


Hittin' the Prayer Bones: Materiality of Spirit in the Pentecostal South

Anderson Blanton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623979
eISBN:
9781469623993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623979.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this work, Anderson Blanton illuminates how prayer, faith, and healing are intertwined with technologies of sound reproduction and material culture in the charismatic Christian worship of southern ... More


 “Tuned Up with the Grace of God”: Music and Experience among Old Regular Baptists

Jeff Todd Titon

in Music in American Religious Experience

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195173048
eISBN:
9780199872091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173048.003.0019
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Old Regular Baptist traditions from the Appalachian Mountains of the Southern United States rely on seemingly non-metric, non-liturgical practices of song, as opposed to hymns. This chapter uses ... More


Deserter Country: Civil War Opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians

Robert M. Sandow

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230518
eISBN:
9780823240845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230518.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

During the Civil War, there were throughout the Union explosions of resistance to the war–from the deadly Draft Riots in New York City to other, less well-known outbreaks. In this book, the author ... More


The Mountain as Living Environment

Bernard Debarbieux, Gilles Rudaz, and Martin F. Price

in The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226031118
eISBN:
9780226031255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031255.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Another set of policies adopted an alternative conception of the mountain mobilizing a specific kind of knowledge and practice. In several cases, in fact, without neglecting the national interest ... More


Owning Slaves, Disowning Slavery

Lacy K. Ford, Jr.

in Deliver Us from Evil: The Slavery Question in the Old South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195118094
eISBN:
9780199870936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118094.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the changing structure and demography of slavery in the early republican upper South. It explores how the decline of the Chesapeake tobacco economy gave masters an incentive to ... More


Politics Under Erasure: Regionalism as Cryptology

Mark Franko

in Martha Graham in Love and War: The Life in the Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777662
eISBN:
9780199950119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777662.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

This chapter analyzes Graham’s Appalachian Spring (1944) as a work that encrypts its popular front critique of American history through revisions of the scenarios Graham wrote for Aaron Copland and ... More


Davis, Bragg, and Confederate Command in the West

Steven E. Woodworth

in Jefferson Davis's Generals

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195139211
eISBN:
9780199848799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139211.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details the fundamental problem behind the confederacy's western woes where Davis failed to find, use, and support a general who could work successfully both with him and with his ... More


Appalachians, Access to Land, and Procedural Justice

Kristin Shrader‐Frechette

in Environmental Justice: Creating Equity, Reclaiming Democracy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195152036
eISBN:
9780199833665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152034.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Using case studies focusing on Appalachian coal and California farmland, the chapter argues that ordinary people typically have unequal access to natural resources like land. A major reason for this ... More


Ducktown Smoke: The Fight over One of the South's Greatest Environmental Disasters

Duncan Maysilles

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834596
eISBN:
9781469603155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877937_maysilles
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

It is hard to make a desert in a place that receives sixty inches of rain each year. After decades of copper mining, however, all that remained of the old hardwood forests in the Ducktown Mining ... More


Appalachian Travels: The Diary of Olive Dame Campbell

Olive Dame Campbell

Elizabeth M. Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136448
eISBN:
9780813141404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136448.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Olive Dame Campbell is best known as a ballad collector, but she was also a social reformer in Appalachia. Her diary is a the record of a trip that she and her husband, John C. Campbell, made in the ... More


Then-what Days

Carol Boggess

in James Still: A Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174181
eISBN:
9780813174815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174181.003.0021
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter recounts Still’s transition from teaching at Morehead to living in Knott County where problems and change were increasingly evident. President Johnson’s War on Poverty put a national ... More


The View to the West

John R. Dichtl

in Frontiers of Faith: Bringing Catholicism to the West in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124865
eISBN:
9780813135106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124865.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In attempts to find new opportunities away from the east coast, some Catholics opted to settle in or across the west part of Pennsylvania in Appalachians, Kentucky, and areas in between since they ... More


The Promise and Risks of Proximity on the Frontier

John R. Dichtl

in Frontiers of Faith: Bringing Catholicism to the West in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124865
eISBN:
9780813135106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124865.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter tells the story of the Livingston family. The Livingston family living near Harpers Ferry, Virginia, and in 1789, or 1790, they openly accommodated a severely ill poor Irish traveler to ... More


Conclusion

John R. Dichtl

in Frontiers of Faith: Bringing Catholicism to the West in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124865
eISBN:
9780813135106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124865.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Catholics who resided in the trans-Appalachian West fostered good relations and interaction with the neighboring Protestants and those of other non-Catholic religions. Although there may have been ... More


Moonshiners and Prohibitionists: The Battle over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia

Bruce E. Stewart

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130002
eISBN:
9780813135670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130002.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Homemade liquor has played a prominent role in the Appalachian economy for nearly two centuries. The region endured profound transformations during the extreme prohibition movements of the nineteenth ... More


Reformers to Radicals: The Appalachian Volunteers and the War on Poverty

Thomas Kiffmeyer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125091
eISBN:
9780813135175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125091.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Appalachian Volunteers formed in the early 1960s, determined to eliminate poverty through education and vocational training and to improve schools and homes in the mountainous regions of the ... More


Introduction

Robert M. Sandow

in Deserter Country: Civil War Opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230518
eISBN:
9780823240845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230518.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This work is a study of war opposition, an “inner civil war,” in the Pennsylvania Appalachians. It pursues the basic question why some rural northerners opposed the Civil War even to the point of ... More


Introduction

Brian D. McKnight

in Contested Borderland: The Civil War in Appalachian Kentucky and Virginia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123899
eISBN:
9780813134895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123899.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the importance of the border between eastern Kentucky and southwestern Virginia for the Confederacy and the Union during ... More


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