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Author Pinheiro, John C., author

Title Missionaries of republicanism : a religious history of the Mexican-American War / John C. Pinheiro
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Series Religion in America
Religion in America
Summary The term 'manifest destiny' has traditionally been linked to U.S. westward expansion in the nineteenth century, the desire to spread republican government, and racialist theories like Anglo-Saxonism. Yet few people realise the degree to which manifest destiny and American republicanism relied on a deeply anti-Catholic civil-religious discourse
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on March 17, 2014)
Subject Beecher, Lyman, 1775-1863 -- Influence.
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Religious aspects.
Anti-Catholicism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Manifest Destiny.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199380794 (ebook)