ISBN-10:
0801492327
ISBN-13:
9780801492327
Pub. Date:
12/31/1981
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
The Burned-over District: The Social and Intellectual History of Enthusiastic Religion in Western New York, 1800-1850 / Edition 1

The Burned-over District: The Social and Intellectual History of Enthusiastic Religion in Western New York, 1800-1850 / Edition 1

by Whitney R. Cross
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ISBN-13: 9780801492327
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 12/31/1981
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 382
Sales rank: 563,899
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Whitney R. Cross (1913–1955) was born in Rochester, New York. He received his Ph.D. in history from Harvard University in 1945. Cross served as the first head of the Local and Regional History Collection at Cornell University and held teaching positions at Connecticut College, Smith College, and West Virginia University.

Table of Contents

Preface
List of Maps

BOOK I. ORIGINS: 1800–1825
Chapter 1. The Great Revival
Chapter 2. Yankee Benevolence
Chapter 3. Premonitions

BOOK II. ENVIRONMENT: 1825–1850
Chapter 4. Canal Days
Chapter 5. Social Patterns

BOOK III. PORTENTS: 1825–1831
Chapter 6. The Martyr
Chapter 7. Yorker Benevolence
Chapter 8. The Prophet
Chapter 9. The Evangelist

BOOK IV. GENESIS OF ULTRAISM: 1826–1837
Chapter 10. New Measures
Chapter 11. New Men
Chapter 12. New Ideas

BOOK V. HARVEST: 1830–1845
Chapter 13. A Moral Reformation
Chapter 14. Perfect Sanctification
Chapter 15. Schism
Chapter 16. The Pattern of Dispersing Ultraism

BOOK VI. AFTERMATH: 1840–1850
Chapter 17. The End of the World
Chapter 18. Utopia Now
Chapter 19. World without End
Chapter 20. The Passing Era

Appendix. Notes on Maps
Index

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