A Shopkeeper's Millennium: Society and Revivals in Rochester, New York, 1815-1837

A Shopkeeper's Millennium: Society and Revivals in Rochester, New York, 1815-1837

Paul E. Johnson


A quarter-century after its first ebook, A Shopkeeper's Millennium is still a landmark work--brilliant either as a brand new interpretation of the intimate connections between politics, economic climate, and faith throughout the moment nice Awakening, and as a shocking portrait of a speedily starting to be frontier urban. The non secular revival that remodeled the US within the 1820s, making it the main militantly Protestant kingdom in the world and spawning reform routine devoted to temperance and to the abolition of slavery, had a particularly strong impact in Rochester, manhattan. Paul E. Johnson explores the explanations for the revival's incredible good fortune there, suggesting very important hyperlinks among its ethical accounting and the city's new business global. In a brand new preface, he reassesses his proof and his conclusions during this significant work.

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