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How Religious Awakenings Presage Radical Reforms

(Presented at History of Economics Society Annual Meeting, Syracuse, New York, June 2010)

Religious upheavals have generally preceded waves of radical reform and reaction in U. S. ┬áhistory, thus serving at least as leading indicators, and perhaps as causative explanations. As these waves rise and swell, crest, crash and ebb, they sweep and tumble most individuals along, . . . → Read More: How Religious Awakenings Presage Radical Reforms