Grass roots reform in the burned-over district of upstate New York : religion, abolitionism, and democracy /
Judith Wellman.
New York : Garland Pub., 2000.
xxxiv, 264 p. : map
0815337922 (alk. paper)
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New York : Garland Pub., 2000.
0815337922 (alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Before the Civil War, upstate New York earned itself a nickname: the burned-over district.African Americans were few in upstate New York, so this book focuses on reformers in three predominately white communities. At the cutting edge of revolutions in transportation and industry, these ordinary citizenstried to maintain a balance between stability and change.
Table of Contents
The Three Towns: Their Economy and Population
The Three Towns: From Moral Desolation to Religious Institutionalism
The American Sunday School Union in Central new York
Benevolent Reform in the Three Towns: Sunday Schools as a Case Study
Abolitionism in Central New York: From Moral Suasion to Political Action
Abolitionism in the Three Townships
Who Were These Reformers?
Economy and Population of Mexico, Paris and Ithaca
Reformers in Mexico, Paris and Ithaca
Compiled Data on Reformers in Mexico, Paris and Ithaca
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