The Resource Wandering souls : Protestant migrations in America, 1630-1865, S. Scott Rohrer

Wandering souls : Protestant migrations in America, 1630-1865, S. Scott Rohrer

Label
Wandering souls : Protestant migrations in America, 1630-1865
Title
Wandering souls
Title remainder
Protestant migrations in America, 1630-1865
Statement of responsibility
S. Scott Rohrer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Popular literature and frontier studies stress that Americans moved west to farm or to seek a new beginning. Scott Rohrer argues that Protestant migrants in early America relocated in search of salvation, Christian community, reform, or all three. He examines the migration patterns of eight religious groups and finds that Protestant migrations consisted of two basic types: migrations motivated by religion, economics, and family (including Puritans, Methodists, Moravians, and others)and groups wanting to escape persecution or harassment (Mormons and Inspirationists). He concludes that the two m
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
304.8/730882804
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BR515.5
LC item number
.R64 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Wandering souls : Protestant migrations in America, 1630-1865, S. Scott Rohrer
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Migration in America -- Introduction: An overview of Protestant migrations, 1630-1865 -- The first frontier : Thomas Hooker and the New England Puritans -- Part II. The Protestant sojourner -- Migration and the new birth : Devereux Jarratt and the Anglicans of Virginia -- Ethnicity and mobility : Scotch-Irish Presbyterians in eighteenth-century America -- Land and family : the pietist migration to North Carolina in the late Colonial Period -- Reform and the missionary drive : Methodists in the Ohio Country -- Part III. Journeys of the pure -- The dissenters : Baptists and Congregationalists in a separatist world -- God's chosen sojourners : the inspirationists of Amana, Iowa -- An American exodus : Mormons and the westward trek
Control code
ocn593325352
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 312 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469604305
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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22573/ctt62k9t
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b32241689
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)593325352
  • pebcs080783372X

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