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Religion and Politics in the Antebellum North

Daniel Walker Howe

in Religion and American Politics: From the Colonial Period to the Present

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195317145
eISBN:
9780199851386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317145.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter features an extended discussion of the evangelical contribution to antebellum intellectual and social life, a contribution that everywhere influenced more overt political behavior. ... More


A Region on the Divide

Brooks Blevins

in A History of the Ozarks, Volume 2: The Conflicted Ozarks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042737
eISBN:
9780252051593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042737.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 1 provides the backdrop to disunion and warfare. It chronicles slave life and the impact of slavery on Ozarks society in the tense decade preceding the outbreak of war. Using the nomenclature ... More


Captivity, Desire, Trade: The Forging of National Form

Lindon Barrett

Justin A. Joyce, Dwight A. Mcbride, and John Carlos Rowe (eds)

in Racial Blackness and the Discontinuity of Western Modernity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038006
eISBN:
9780252095290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038006.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter continues the discussion of Equiano/Vassa's autobiography, focusing on its role in the literary tradition as the most important eighteenth-century slave narrative in order for Barrett to ... More


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