American History Now, American Religious History Now (RELIGION IN AMERICAN HISTORY)
An interesting history-related post from RELIGION IN AMERICAN HISTORY:
by Carol Faulkner
I first read The New American History (originally published in 1990) in graduate school. Its early 21st century counterpart, American History Now, edited by Eric Foner and Lisa McGirr, is now available from Temple University Press, and perfect for a new generation of graduate students studying for exams. The essays survey the state of the field, emphasizing new historiographic trends across and within chronological periods. In this edition, included among the “Major Themes,” is John T. McGreevy’s essay on “American Religion.”
McGreevy explains the impetus behind this inclusion of American religion with an amazing fact: ...
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