This bibliography is a comprehensive record of doctoral dissertations on religion and American society. Included are 4,240 citations for dissertations written through June 1991. Each work discusses the historical dimension of America's religious experience between 1620 and 1900, and the bibliography provides order numbers for all dissertations available from University Microfilms, Inc. In addition to biographical and denominational studies, the volume contains citations on communal societies, fraternal orders, literature, pragmatism, science, slavery, and temperance. Also included are titles pertaining to church-affiliated institutions of higher education.
A preface overviews the scope of the work, criteria for inclusion, and research methodology. A section of bibliographic entries for denominations and movements follows. Entries in this section are grouped in clusters for particular movements and denominations, and the clusters are arranged alphabetically for ease of use. The next section contains bibliographic entries arranged in topical clusters, with topics presented in alphabetical order. The volume concludes with detailed author and subject indexes.
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 862 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 26 mm
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