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Author Mintz, Steven, 1953-
Title Moralists and modernizers : America's pre-Civil War reformers / Steven Mintz.
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HN57 .M56 1995    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HN57 .M56 1995    AVAILABLE  
Author Mintz, Steven, 1953-
Series The American moment
American moment.
Subject Social reformers -- United States -- History.
United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865.
United States -- Economic conditions -- To 1865.
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Description xxii, 179 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-171) and index.
ISBN 0801850819 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
0801850800 (acid-free paper)
OCLC # 31708203
Table of Contents
 Editor's Foreword 
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction 
Ch. 1The Specter of Social Breakdown3
Ch. 2The Promise of the Millennium16
Ch. 3Making the United States a Christian Republic: The Politics of Virtue50
Ch. 4The Science of Doing Good: Creating Crucibles of Moral Character79
Ch. 5Breaking the Bonds of Corrupt Custom117
 Epilogue: Antebellum Reform and the American Liberal Tradition154
 Bibliographical Essay157
 Index173