By: Elisabeth W. Sommer.
University Press of Kentucky: c2000
Seller ID: 121396
Condition: 288 pages, 6 x 9, photos, cloth, University Press of Kentucky
The eighteenth century was a time of significant change in the perception of marriage and family relations, the emphasis of reason over revelation, and the spread of political consciousness. The Unity of the Brethren, known in America as Moravians, experienced the resulting tensions firsthand as they organized their protective religious settlements in Germany. A group of the Brethren who later settled in Salem, North Carolina, experienced the stresses of cultural and generational conflict when its younger members came to think of themselves as Americans.
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