Visions of Zion: Christianity, Modernization and the American Pursuit of Liberty Progessivism in Rural Nelson and Washington Counties Kentucky

Visions of Zion: Christianity, Modernization and the American Pursuit of Liberty Progessivism in Rural Nelson and Washington Counties Kentucky

By: J. Larry Hood (author)Paperback

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Three decades after the Civil War-amidst a resurgent patriotic fervor, a new Christian Awakening and an enveloping modernization promising heretofore unimagined heights of prosperity and well-being-a new generation of Americans in rural Nelson and Washington Counties, Kentucky, were experiencing what Lincoln in their fathers' war had promised: a new birth of freedom.

About Author

J. Larry Hood is Adjunct Professor of History at the University of Kentucky. Professor Hood received his M.B.A. from Xavier University and his Ph.D. in American History from the University of Kentucky.

Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 At the Turn of the Century Chapter 3 The Promised Land: Nelson and Washington Counties, 1784-1900 Chapter 4 Just Beyond the Far Horizon: Progress, Prosperity, and Power, 1900-1914 Chapter 5 By Faith We Shall See It: Strengthening the Individual, the Family, the Community and Nation, 1900-1914 Chapter 6 Marching to Zion: Progressivism's Further Advance, 1914-1917 Chapter 7 Onward Christian Soldiers: Reformation of the World through War, 1917-1918 Chapter 8 Progressivism Triumphant: The Long Awaited Day, 1917-1918 Chapter 9 No Road Home: Turning the Progressive Crusade Around, 1918-1921 Chapter 10 And the Ages Roll, A Summing Up Chapter 11 Postscript Chapter 12 Appendix: Nelson and Washington Counties as a Case Study in Progressivism Chapter 13 Maps Chapter 14 Endnotes Chapter 15 Bibliography Chapter 16 Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780761830658
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 298
  • ID: 9780761830658
  • weight: 449
  • ISBN10: 0761830650

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