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The Routledge Historical Atlas of Religion in America
     

The Routledge Historical Atlas of Religion in America

by Brett Carroll, Mark C. Carnes
 

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ISBN-10: 0415921317

ISBN-13: 9780415921312

Pub. Date: 12/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Using full color maps and illustrations, The Routledge Historical Atlas of American Religion examines the changing peoples and creeds that have greatly affected the course of American life. Starting with the religions of Native Americans and moving from the Puritanism of the early English settlers to the Catholicism of immigrants of the 19th and 20th centuries,

Overview

Using full color maps and illustrations, The Routledge Historical Atlas of American Religion examines the changing peoples and creeds that have greatly affected the course of American life. Starting with the religions of Native Americans and moving from the Puritanism of the early English settlers to the Catholicism of immigrants of the 19th and 20th centuries, and the Southern Baptism of African Americans during Reconstruction to the more contemporary phenomena of Scientology and the Unification Church, this atlas presents the expansive history and geography of religion in America in vibrant, visual detail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415921312
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Series:
Routledge Atlases of American History Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Forewars 8

Introduction 10

Part I: Indigenous American Religions, Prehistory-Present

Part II: European Christianity Colonizes America, 1500-1867 22

Part III: Colonial Formations, 1607-1800 30

Part IV: Protestant Expansionism in the Nineteenth Century

Part

V: World Religions and Growing Pluralism, 1850-Present

Part VI: Religions of the Modern Age

Epilogue: American Religious Regions

Chronology

Further Reading

Index

Acknowledgements

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