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Author Tyler, Alice Felt, 1892-

Title Freedom's ferment : phases of American social history to 1860
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [1944]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 608 pages) : illustrations, plates, portraits
Contents pt. 1. The faith of the young republic: Dynamic democracy -- Evangelical religion -- pt. 2. Cults and Utopias: Transcendentalism -- Millennialism and spiritualism -- The stake in Zion -- Religious communism in America -- The Shaker communities -- American Utopias of religious origin -- Utopian socialism in America -- pt. 3. Humanitarian crusades: Education and the American faith -- Reform for the criminal -- Wards of the state -- The temperance crusade -- Denials of democratic principles -- The crusade for peace -- The rights of women -- Like a fire-bell in the night -- A house divided
Summary In this historical synthesis of men and movements, Alice Felt Tyler shows in action the democratic faith of the young American republic. She tells the stories of the reform movements and social and religious experiments characteristic of the early half of
Bibliography Bibliography and notes: pages 551-589 and index
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Subject Sects -- United States.
United States -- History -- 1815-1861.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1783-1865.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. a 44000463
ISBN 0816658838 (Trade Paper)
0816664773 (electronic bk.)
9780816664771 (electronic bk.)