By Paul E. Johnson
A quarter-century after its first booklet, A Shopkeeper's Millennium is still a landmark work--brilliant either as a brand new interpretation of the intimate connections between politics, economic system, and faith through the moment nice Awakening, and as a shocking portrait of a swiftly starting to be frontier urban. The non secular revival that remodeled the USA within the 1820s, making it the main militantly Protestant state on the earth and spawning reform pursuits devoted to temperance and to the abolition of slavery, had an extremely strong impression in Rochester, ny. Paul E. Johnson explores the explanations for the revival's remarkable good fortune there, suggesting very important hyperlinks among its ethical accounting and the city's new business global. In a brand new preface, he reassesses his facts and his conclusions during this significant work.
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A Shopkeeper's Millennium: Society and Revivals in Rochester, New York, 1815-1837 by Paul E. Johnson