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Title Secularism in antebellum America : with reference to ghosts, Protestant subcultures, machines, and their metaphors : featuring discussions of mass media, Moby-Dick, spirituality, phrenology, anthropology, Sing Sing State Penitentiary, and sex with the new motive power / John Lardas Modern.
Author Modern, John Lardas, 1971-
Imprint Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Description xxxiv, 313 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Call # 211.6097 M
Series Religion and postmodernism
Religion and postmodernism.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The metaphysics of secularism -- Evangelical secularism and the measure of Leviathan -- Toward a genealogy of spirituality -- A short biography of Lewis Henry Morgan with curious -- Asides on the effects of spirituality and the emergence of anthropological comprehension -- The touch of secularism -- What do I love when I love my machine?
Summary Ghosts, railroads, Sing Sing, sex machines - these are just a few of the phenomena that appear in this pioneering account of religion and society in 19th-century America.
Subject Secularism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Protestantism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Religion -- History -- 19th century.
Protestantism. (OCoLC)fst01079920
Religion. (OCoLC)fst01093763
Secularism. (OCoLC)fst01110732
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
1800-1899
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780226533230 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0226533239 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780226325132 (paperback)
022632513X (paperback)

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