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Business of the heart : religion and emotion in the nineteenth century

Author: John Corrigan
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 'Businessmen's Revival' was a religious revival that unfolded in the wake of the 1857 market crash among white, middle-class Protestants. Delving into the religious history of Boston in the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Corrigan
ISBN: 0520221966 9780520221963
OCLC Number: 185291446
Description: xii, 389 s. ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: Religion, Emotion, and the Double Self 1. The Businessmen's Revival 2. The Anxiety of Boston at Mid-Century 3. Overexcitement, Economic Collapse, and the Regulation of Business 4. Emotion, Collective Performance, and Value 5. Emotional Religion and the Ministerial "Balance-Wheel" 6. Men, Women, and Emotion 7. Domestic Contracts 8. Clerks, Apprentices, and Boyculture 9. Prayerful Transactions 10. Emotion, Character, and Ethnicity Epilogue: The Meaning of the Revival and Its Legacy Appendix 1. History, Religion, and Emotion: A Historiographical Survey Appendix 2. Emotion as Heart, Blood, and Body Appendix 3. Emotion and the Common Sense Philosophy Notes Index
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