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3. Looking BackUneasy Inheritances

3. Looking Back: Uneasy Inheritances  

Timothy Beal

in Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365593
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195321074.003.0004
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chapter
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9780195321074
‘Looking Back’ argues that the history of religion in America is no grand narrative of patriarchal heroes of religious freedom and tolerance. It is, rather, a past riddled with conflicts ... More
2. The history of Quakerism

2. The history of Quakerism  

Pink Dandelion

in The Quakers: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776915
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199206797.003.0002
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chapter
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9780199206797
‘The history of Quakerism’ offers a concise overview of the movement's history from the 1650s. There was significant growth as a result of mission activity in the seventeenth century, ... More
1. Rethinking prehistory

1. Rethinking prehistory  

Chris Gosden

in Prehistory: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2018
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Jun 2018
eISBN: 
9780191841705
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198803515.003.0001
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chapter
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9780198803515
A profound consideration is underway of the nature of long-term human history. The major turning points identified—the invention of farming, growth of cities, and technological change—were ... More
Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction

Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction  

Timothy Beal

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365593
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195321074.001.0001
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book
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9780195321074
Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction offers an overview of the history of religion in America, from Native American traditions to the present day. Religion in ... More
IntroductionOne Sunday Morning

Introduction: One Sunday Morning  

Timothy Beal

in Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365593
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195321074.003.0001
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chapter
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9780195321074
As I begin writing this introduction to a very short introduction to religion in America, it’s Sunday morning and I’m sitting in a fine example of a very American institution, the breakfast ... More
2. The Big PictureReligion in America by the Numbers, and Then Some

2. The Big Picture: Religion in America by the Numbers, and Then Some  

Timothy Beal

in Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365593
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195321074.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780195321074
‘The Big Picture’ discusses the challenges in measuring religious diversity in America. It is difficult to find reliable population statistics and there is no universal objective standard ... More
North American Indians: A Very Short Introduction

North American Indians: A Very Short Introduction  

Theda Perdue and Michael D. Green

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365555
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195307542.001.0001
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book
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9780195307542
North American Indians: A Very Short Introduction describes how nomadic bands of hunter-gatherers travelled over the Bering land mass between Asia and what is now Alaska from ... More

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