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American Heathens: Religion, Race, and Reconstruction in California

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In the 19th-century debate over whether the United States should be an explicitly Christian nation, California emerged as a central battleground. Racial groups that were perceived as godless and uncivilized were excluded from suffrage, and evangelism among Indians and the Chinese was seen as a politically incendiary act. Joshua Paddison sheds light on Reconstruction's impact on Indians and Asian Americans by illustrating how marginalized groups fought for a political voice, refuting racist assumptions with their lives, ...

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American Heathens: Religion, Race, and Reconstruction in California
2012, Huntington Library Press,US, California

ISBN-13: 9780873282444

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