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Published: 22 May 2014

256 Pages | 1 map


ISBN: 9780199948673

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Missionaries of Republicanism

A Religious History of the Mexican-American War

John C. Pinheiro

Religion in America

  • First in-depth examination of the religious aspects of the Mexican-American War
  • Shows the crucial role of religion (and, specifically, anti-Catholicism) in nineteenth-century American identity
  • Analyzes Mexican-American War as a moral dilemma for evangelicals committed both to anti-Catholicism and anti-slavery/abolitionism.