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Everyday Religion: An Archaeology of Protestant Belief and Practice in the Nineteenth Century

Kruczek-Aaron Hadley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061085
eISBN:
9780813051369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061085.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book questions how religion was lived in nineteenth-century America through a study that weaves together a range of sources, both archaeological and textual. The focus is evangelical ... More


Awake in the Burned-Over District

Hadley Kruczek-Aaron

in Everyday Religion: An Archaeology of Protestant Belief and Practice in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061085
eISBN:
9780813051369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061085.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Previous chapters flesh out the ideals that inspired believers from across the nation; this chapter shifts the focus to one believer, Gerrit Smith, and one community, Smithfield, New York, both known ... More


Community Response to Reform’s Alarm

Hadley Kruczek-Aaron

in Everyday Religion: An Archaeology of Protestant Belief and Practice in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061085
eISBN:
9780813051369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061085.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In this chapter the focus shifts from the household to the community in order to examine how Gerrit Smith's neighbors in Smithfield, New York, responded to the effort to reform them. It documents ... More


Meat without Animals: Outcast Objects and the Improvement of London

Ted Geier

in Meat Markets: The Cultural History of Bloody London

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424714
eISBN:
9781474434522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424714.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Covers the long history of the Smithfield animal market and legal reform in London. Shows the relationship of civic improvement tropes, including animal rights, to animal erasure in the form of new ... More


Bartholomew Fair and the Performativity of Place

Andrew Bozio

in Thinking Through Place on the Early Modern English Stage

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198846567
eISBN:
9780191881763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846567.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter uses Ben Jonson’s Bartholomew Fair to theorize the performativity of place on the early modern stage. The Induction establishes what will be a central concern for Jonson’s play: namely, ... More


Smithfield Foods: A Huge Success You’ve Hardly Heard About

Jane F. McAlevey

in No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190624712
eISBN:
9780190624743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624712.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter demonstrates how motivation and strategy may have more to do with failure and success across all sectors of workers than previously thought. Most academics have long assumed that ... More


Getting Back to Work in the ’Burg

Chad Broughton

in Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199765614
eISBN:
9780197563106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199765614.003.0017
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Tracy Warner Began to worry after she got a rejection letter from Pizza Hut a few weeks after graduating from Western. She hadn’t heard on some manager-level jobs at the Carl Sandburg Mall, but she ... More


Hojas, Blackberries, and the Tortilla King

Chad Broughton

in Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199765614
eISBN:
9780197563106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199765614.003.0018
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

On a Blistering morning in July 2007, four middle-aged men, already quite drunk, stood shaded under the eaves of a long, white stucco building. The building, which was derelict, sat in the middle ... More


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