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Author Pestana, Carla Gardina, author.

Title Protestant Empire : Religion and the Making of the British Atlantic World / Carla Gardina Pestana
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ┬ę2009

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 302 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Religion before English expansion -- Reformation and the politicization of religious expansion -- Exporting the religious tensions of the three kingdoms -- Restoration settlement and the growth of diversity -- Battling over religious identity in the late seventeenth century -- Religious encounters and the making of a British Atlantic -- Revivalism and the growth of evangelical Christianity -- Revolutionary divisions, continuing bonds -- Conclusion : the British Atlantic world in perspective
Summary Beginning with the role religion played in the lives of believers in West Africa, eastern North America, and western Europe in about 1500, author Carla Gardina Pestana shows how the Protestant Reformation helped to fuel colonial expansion as bitter rivalries prompted a fierce competition for souls. -- from publisher description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-285) and index
Notes In English
Online resource; title from PDF title page (JSTOR, viewed May 5, 2016)
Subject 15.50 general world history; history of great parts of the world, peoples, civilizations: general.
11.55 Protestantism.
HISTORY -- United States -- Colonial Period (1600-1775)
British colonies.
Religion.
Kolonie
Religion
Protestantisme.
Kolonialisme.
SUBJECT Great Britain -- Church history. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85056609
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa -- Religion
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Religion
Subject Africa.
America.
Great Britain.
Afrika
Gro├čbritannien
Atlantisch gebied.
Genre/Form Church history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1283212072
9781283212076
9780812241501
0812241509
0812203496
9780812203493
9786613212078
6613212075