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Sectarianism

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A narrow‐minded adherence to a particular sect (political, ethnic, or religious), often leading to conflict with those of different sects or possessing different beliefs. Sectarian...

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The Early History of Higher Education

William E. Ellis.

in A History of Education in Kentucky

May 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 11344 words.

War and rumors of war, funding difficulties, reticent and sometimes rebellious students, underpaid and overworked faculty, sectarian strife, helpful as well as meddling alumni and...

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“Collective Scholarship”

Derrick E. White.

in The Challenge of Blackness

September 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 11913 words.

This chapter examines the IBW's publications, Monthly Report and Black World View. These publications show how the IBW moved beyond ideological sectarianism, as well as the growing...

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Drawing Forth Spirits

Justin T. Clark.

in City of Second Sight

April 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 10049 words.

A decade after establishing the Athenaeum gallery, reformers’ concerns about the sensualism of public art exhibition culture led them to promote yet another source of moral instruction:...

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Governing Saints in Puerto Rico

Reinaldo L. Román.

in Governing Spirits

December 2007; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 13581 words.

During the early years of the twentieth century, Puerto Rico was home to numerous man-gods and woman-virgins. Two of them were Elenita, a woman regarded as Our Lady of Mt. Carmel incarnate,...

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Apostates and True Believers

Alan M. Wald.

in New York Intellectuals

October 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 18574 words.

The political and cultural landscape of the years after World War II are explored in relation to the deradicalization of one-time revolutionary intellectuals. The transformation of...

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William Vallance Whiteway

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

(1828–1908). Whiteway moved to Newfoundland from his native England to work in the fish trade but started practising law in 1852. He was elected as a Conservative in 1859, serving as...

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Faith in Black Power

Kerry Pimblott.

December 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas. 324 pages.

Using the borderland community of Cairo, Illinois as a case study, this book chronicles the Black church’s overlooked contributions to the Black Power Movement of the late 1960s and early...

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Travels

Douglas L. Winiarski.

in Darkness Falls on the Land of Light

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 60552 words.

During the next several decades, from the 1750s through the 1770s, Congregational ministers across New England struggled and frequently failed to corral the unruly religious experiences of...

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Bailing the Atlantic with a Spoon: Free Produce in the 1840s and 1850s

Julie L. Holcomb.

in Moral Commerce

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 8143 words.

This chapter examines how the free-produce movement fared from the 1840s through the 1860s, with particular emphasis on the efforts of Quakers, women, and black abolitionists to keep the...

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Political Exile in Latin America

Luis Roniger.

in Latin American Studies

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies; History of the Americas. 38099 words.

Since independence, political exile—as both expulsion and expatriation—has been a major mechanism of exclusion widely used and abused by Latin American states. Resulting from political...

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Baptists

Janet Moore Lindman.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online August 2013 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 6000 words.

The Baptist religion began in Continental Europe during the early 16th century. Known as Anabaptism, it emerged as a radical alternative to Lutheranism. A variety of Anabaptists formed in...

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