By Keith A. Zahniser
Demonstrating the ability non secular language, principles, and associations had in shaping revolutionary reform in Pittsburgh, this cross-disciplinary learn addresses major debates within the fields of Progressive-Era political heritage and American non secular historical past, whereas telling the tale of an commercial urban in a very important period of swap.
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