Major Problems in American Religious History

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Author : Patrick Allitt


544 Pages  Paperback 

2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2000

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Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN HISTORY series introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in U.S. history. The collection of essays and documents in MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN RELIGIOUS HISTORY presents ... more


Including both primary and secondary sources in a single collection provides a rich analytical experience for students. The primary sources give students evidence to explore; the secondary sources expose students to key historical debates. Often the secondary essays refer to one of the primary docum... more

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Each chapter is now more sharply focused on a particular issue, so that there is a logical continuity between the documents and the interpretive essays. For example, Chapter 3 has been revised to include the entire colonial period, Chapter 4 is solely about the American Revolution, and Chapter 7 now... more

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Doing History: Research and Writing in the Digital Age

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