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Author Gin Lum, Kathryn, author.

Title Damned nation : hell in America from the Revolution to Reconstruction / Kathryn Gin Lum.

Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.


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Physical description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Hell mattered in the United States' first century of nationhood. The fear of fire-and-brimstone haunted Americans and shaped how they thought about and interacted with each other and the rest of the world. 'Damned Nation' asks how and why that fear survived Enlightenment critiques that diminished its importance elsewhere.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on October 28, 2014).
Subject Hell -- Christianity -- Public opinion.
Americans -- Attitudes.
United States -- Church history.
ISBN 9780199375196 (ebook) : No price