The Burned-over District

The Burned-over District
Author : Whitney R. Cross
Publisher : Cornell University Press
Total Pages : 382
Release : 2015-05-15
ISBN 10 : 9780801477003
ISBN 13 : 080147700X
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Burned-over District Book Description:

During the first half of the nineteenth century the wooded hills and the valleys of western New York State were swept by fires of the spirit. The fervent religiosity of the region caused historians to call it the "burned-over district."

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