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The Resource The transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790, by Rhys Isaac

The transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790, by Rhys Isaac

Label
The transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790
Title
The transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790
Statement of responsibility
by Rhys Isaac
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Rhys Isaac describes and analyzes the dramatic confrontations-primarily religious and political-that transformed Virginia in the second half of the eighteenth century. Making use of the observational techniques of the cultural anthropologist, Isaac vividly recreates and painstakingly dissects a society in the turmoil of profound inner change
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Isaac, Rhys
Dewey number
975.5/02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
F229
LC item number
.I8 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Virginia
  • Virginia
  • Virginia
  • Sociale geschiedenis
  • Godsdienst
Label
The transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790, by Rhys Isaac
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
TRADITIONAL WAYS OF LIFE. -- Prospects of Virginia: Overviews of the Landscape -- Shapes in the Landscape: The Arrangement of Social Space -- Figures in the Landscape: People and Environment -- Church and Home: Celebrations of Life's Meanings -- Occasions: Court Days, Race Meetings, Militia Musters, and Elections -- Textures of Community: Mobility, Learning, Gentility, and Authority -- MOVEMENTS AND EVENTS. -- The Parson, the Squire - and the Upstart Dissenter -- Popular Upsurge: The Challenge of the Baptists -- Whither Virginia? Specters of Bishop and Sectary -- "Transactions in the Steeple of Bruton": A Tableau of Cultural Provincialism -- Political Enthusiasm and Continuing Revivalism -- Revolutionary Settlement: Religion and the Forms of Community -- AFTERVIEW. -- Changed Lives - Changed Landscapes -- A Discourse on the Method: Action, Structure, and Meaning
Control code
7554245
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxxii, 451 pages
Isbn
9780807814895
Lccn
81010393
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)36962
Label
The transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790, by Rhys Isaac
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
TRADITIONAL WAYS OF LIFE. -- Prospects of Virginia: Overviews of the Landscape -- Shapes in the Landscape: The Arrangement of Social Space -- Figures in the Landscape: People and Environment -- Church and Home: Celebrations of Life's Meanings -- Occasions: Court Days, Race Meetings, Militia Musters, and Elections -- Textures of Community: Mobility, Learning, Gentility, and Authority -- MOVEMENTS AND EVENTS. -- The Parson, the Squire - and the Upstart Dissenter -- Popular Upsurge: The Challenge of the Baptists -- Whither Virginia? Specters of Bishop and Sectary -- "Transactions in the Steeple of Bruton": A Tableau of Cultural Provincialism -- Political Enthusiasm and Continuing Revivalism -- Revolutionary Settlement: Religion and the Forms of Community -- AFTERVIEW. -- Changed Lives - Changed Landscapes -- A Discourse on the Method: Action, Structure, and Meaning
Control code
7554245
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxxii, 451 pages
Isbn
9780807814895
Lccn
81010393
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)36962

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