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The reformation of American Quakerism, 1748-1783

Author: Jack D Marietta
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1984.
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The Reformation of American Quakerism, 1748-1783 offers a detailed history of the withdrawal of the Society of Friends from mainstream America between 1748 and the end of the American Revolution.  Read more...

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Marietta, Jack D.
Reformation of American Quakerism, 1748-1783.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c1984
(OCoLC)557701910
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack D Marietta
ISBN: 0812279220 9780812279221 9780812219890 0812219899
OCLC Number: 10183993
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 356 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Figures and Tables Preface THE SOCIAL REFORMATION 1. The Context of Reform: Quaker Discipline 2. 2. The Beginnings of Reform, 1748-1755 3. 3. Social Reforms: Personal Behavior and Families, 1755-1783 4. The Labors and Faith of the Reformers 5. the Fruits of Reformation: New Testimonies THE POLITICAL REFORMATION 6. Prologue to Reform, 1739-1755 7. Withdrawal from Government, 1756 8. Perfecting Pacificism, 1756-1758 9. Reformation Stalled, 1763-1765 10. The Exhaustion of Quaker Politics, 1765-1775 11. Beleaguered Quakers, 1775-1782 COSUMMATION 12. Reformation in the Revolution Abbreviations Sources Notes Index
Responsibility: Jack D. Marietta.
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"Exhaustively researched, clearly written, and provocative."-American Historical Review "The most important book on eighteenth-century American Quakerism."-Gary B. Nash, University of California, Los Read more...

 
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