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by Peter J. Wosh

ISBN: 0801429285
ISBN13: 978-0801429286
Language: English
Publisher: Cornell University Press; 1st edition (June 28, 1994)
Pages: 286
Category: World
Subategory: History

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The American Bible Society began moving in a new direction during the 1830s.

Published by: Cornell University Press. Between the outbreak of the Anglo-French wars in 1793 and the imposition of Jefferson’s Embargo in 1807, commerce yielded extraordinarily high profits. The American Bible Society began moving in a new direction during the 1830s. The managers, conscious of the clear divisions within American society and lamenting their inability to forge a national consensus, elected to expand overseas.

Peter J. Wosh's informative book is best defined as an institutional history of the American Bible Society (ABS). Peter J. Walsh is Director of Archives and Library Services at the American Bible Society. It is as much economic history as it is religious history. R. Laurence Moore Journal of American History).

Through all the turmoil, the American Bible Society thrived. This engaging book tells how a modest antebellum reform agency responded to cataclysmic social change and grew to be a nonprofit corporate bureaucracy that managed, among other projects, what was one of the largest publishing houses in the United States. Wosh weaves a richly detailed narrative that places the Society's transformation within the cultural, racial, and religious landscape of its times.

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Wosh begins his analysis of the American Bible Society (ABS) by consolidating several self-published ABS anniversary histories.

Spreading the Word: The Bible Business in Nineteenth-Century America. Cornell University Press, 1994. By doing so he hopes to illuminate the fundamental change that characterized many nineteenth-century institutions: the transformation from missionary moral reform agency to national nonprofit corporate bureaucracy. Founded in 1816 amidst interdenominational urban reform movements, Wosh describes the changes that occurred within and amidst the philanthropi In the same tradition as Nord, Wosh describes the inner workings of the Bible and tract publishing movement throughout the nineteenth century. Wosh, Spreading the Word: The Bible Business in Nineteenth-Century America . Wosh, Spreading the Word: The Bible Business in Nineteenth-Century America (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1994);Google Scholar. Kenneth Scott Latourette, The American Bible Society: A Century and a Half of Global Adventure, Religion in Life 35 (1966): 450–56. 24. Michael H. Harris and Gerard Spiegler, The Fear of Societal Instability as the Motivation for the Founding of the Boston Public Library, Libri 24 (1927): 249–75.

Tells how the American Bible Society, a modest antebellum reform agency, responded to cataclysmic social change and grew to be a nonprofit corporate bureaucracy that managed, among other projects, what was one of the largest publishing houses in the United States.

Wosh, Peter J. ISBN: 9781501711459. Yazar: Wosh, Peter J. Fiziksel Tanımlama: 1 online resource (xii, 271 pages) : illustrations. Tells how the American Bible Society, a modest antebellum reform agency, responded to cataclysmic social change and grew to be a nonprofit corporate bureaucracy that managed, among other projects, what was one of the largest publishing houses in the United States. Konu (Tüzel): American Bible Society - History - 19th century. American Bible Society.

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Civil war, the completion of transcontinental railroads, rapid urbanization and industrialization, the rise of managerial capitalism, and new entanglements abroad rent the fabric of life in nineteenth-century America. Through all the turmoil, the American Bible Society thrived. This engaging book tells how a modest antebellum reform agency responded to cataclysmic social change and grew to be a nonprofit corporate bureaucracy that managed, among other projects, what was one of the largest publishing houses in the United States.

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