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The Resource Hellfire nation : the politics of sin in American history, James A. Morone, (electronic resource)

Hellfire nation : the politics of sin in American history, James A. Morone, (electronic resource)

Label
Hellfire nation : the politics of sin in American history
Title
Hellfire nation
Title remainder
the politics of sin in American history
Statement of responsibility
James A. Morone
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation.
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1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morone, James A.
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Religion and politics
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
Summary expansion
Although the US is proud of being a secular state, religion lies at the heart of American politics. This volume looks at how the country came to have the soul of a church & the consequences - the moral crusades against slavery, alcohol, witchcraft & discrimination that time & again have prevailed upon the nation
Label
Hellfire nation : the politics of sin in American history, James A. Morone, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 499-560) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : A nation with the soul of a church -- pt. 1. The Puritan foundations of morality politics (1630-1776). Us : the city on a hill -- Them : heretic, heathen, and witch -- The Puritans become America -- pt. 2. The abolitionist crusade (1800-1865). The wrath of God in Black and white -- Abolition! -- South : the pro-slavery argument -- North : the ragged chorus of the Union -- pt. 3. The Victorian quest for virtue (1870-1929). Purity and the woman's sphere -- White slaves and the modern witch-hunt -- Temperance : crucible of race and class -- Prohibition and the rise of big government -- pt. 4. The Social Gospel at high tide (1932-1973). The New Deal call to alms -- Manifest destiny and the Cold War -- The sixties -- pt. 5. The Puritans roar again. Modern morals
Control code
ocn191952610
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 575 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300105179
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191952610
Label
Hellfire nation : the politics of sin in American history, James A. Morone, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 499-560) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : A nation with the soul of a church -- pt. 1. The Puritan foundations of morality politics (1630-1776). Us : the city on a hill -- Them : heretic, heathen, and witch -- The Puritans become America -- pt. 2. The abolitionist crusade (1800-1865). The wrath of God in Black and white -- Abolition! -- South : the pro-slavery argument -- North : the ragged chorus of the Union -- pt. 3. The Victorian quest for virtue (1870-1929). Purity and the woman's sphere -- White slaves and the modern witch-hunt -- Temperance : crucible of race and class -- Prohibition and the rise of big government -- pt. 4. The Social Gospel at high tide (1932-1973). The New Deal call to alms -- Manifest destiny and the Cold War -- The sixties -- pt. 5. The Puritans roar again. Modern morals
Control code
ocn191952610
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 575 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300105179
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191952610

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