The Transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790 / Edition 1

The Transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790 / Edition 1

by Rhys Isaac
     
 

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Transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807848142
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
04/27/1999
Series:
Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
462
Sales rank:
1,391,070
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 8.06(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

The Setting and the Action
Preface to the New Paperback Edition
Introduction5
Pt. ITraditional Ways of Life
1Prospects of Virginia: Overviews of the Landscape11
2Shapes in the Landscape: The Arrangement of Social Space18
3Figures in the Landscape: People and Environment43
4Church and Home: Celebrations of Life's Meanings58
5Occasions: Court Days, Race Meetings, Militia Musters, and Elections88
6Textures of Community: Mobility, Learning, Gentility, and Authority115
Pt. IIMovements and Events
7The Parson, the Squire - and the Upstart Dissenter143
8Popular Upsurge: The Challenge of the Baptists161
9Whither Virginia? Specters of Bishop and Sectary181
10"Transactions in the Steeple of Bruton": A Tableau of Cultural Provincialism209
11Political Enthusiasm and Continuing Revivalism243
12Revolutionary Settlement: Religion and the Forms of Community273
Pt. IIIAfterview
13Changed Lives - Changed Landscapes299
A Discourse on the Method: Action, Structure, and Meaning323
Acknowledgments359
Notes361
About the Illustrations415
Index423

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