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Author Hackett, David G.

Title The rude hand of innovation [electronic resource] : religion and social order in Albany, New York, 1652-1836 / David G. Hackett.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.

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Description 1 online resource (xv, 240 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Religion in America series
Religion in America series (Oxford University Press)
Note "The Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize essay of the American Society of Church History."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-230) and index.
Contents Tables; Maps; Introduction; Chapter 1 Religion and Social Order in Colonial Albany; Chapter 2 From Albany Townspeople to Americans: The Social Origins of Nationalism; Chapter 3 The Yankee Invasion; Chapter 4 The Twilight of Calvinism; Chapter 5 The Changing Meaning of Nationalism in the Early Nineteenth Century; Chapter 6 The Emergence of the New Society; Conclusion; Appendix A: A Note on Method; Appendix B: Social Differences Between the Workingmen and Their Rivals; Notes; References; Index.
Summary The Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize Eassy of the American Society of Church History. Based on original sources, it illuminates the social history of Albany, New York, seen as a case study to demonstrate the central role played by religion in the creation of American social life.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Albany (N.Y.) -- Social conditions.
Albany (N.Y.) -- Religion.
Social change.
Albany (N.Y.) -- Ethnic relations.
Chronological Term 1600-1865
Indexed Term Social change Role of Christianity History
New York (State)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Hackett, David G. Rude hand of innovation. New York : Oxford University Press, 1991 0195065131 9780195065138 (DLC) 90042496 (OCoLC)22108230
ISBN 9780195362299 (electronic bk.)
0195362292 (electronic bk.)
0195065131 (Cloth)