Paul E. Johnson
Title: A Shopkeeper's Millennium: Society and Revivals in Rochester, New York, 1815-1837 (American Century)
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: Used - Good
Publisher: Hill and Wang December 1978
0809001365 / 9780809001361
Seller ID: 135254
Light cover wear, firm binding, frequent underlining and marginalia throughout the text.
An Eighth Day View:
The religious revival that flourished in the early nineteenth century and changed American life found its most spectacular expression in Rochester, New York. The revival, in Rochester and elsewhere, made the United States the most militantly Protestant nation on earth and had an enormous influence on many Northern antebellum reform movements, including abolition and temperance. But although many historians have discussed its profound and wide-ranging effects, we know very little about its causes. "A Shopkeeper's Millennium" not only explores the interconnections between these vitally important economic, social, political, and religious changes but presents an evocative picture of a rapidly growing frontier city.