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God's Fields Landscape, Religion, and Race in Moravian Wachovia

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ISBN-10: 0813049563

ISBN-13: 9780813049564

Edition: N/A

Authors: Leland Ferguson

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"Provides a fascinating and nuanced study of the transformations in religious and social ideals among Moravians as they worked to implement their aspirations in the harsh realities of a North Carolina landscape shaped by racism. Ferguson reveals the intersecting dynamics of religious aspirations, sectarian prejudices, conflicting designs across cultural landscapes, paradoxical divergences of religious ideals and social realities, and the life stories of African Americans working to navigate such contested terrain."--Christopher C. Fennell, author of Crossroads and Cosmologies"A fascinating examination of the tension of race relations in the antebellum South. God's Fields unfolds like a…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication date: 9/17/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 302
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English