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Published: 16 November 2017

336 Pages | 20 hts


ISBN: 9780190858315

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No Depression in Heaven

The Great Depression, the New Deal, and the Transformation of Religion in the Delta

Alison Collis Greene

  • Lyrically written study of the Depression-era Delta
  • Makes a critical argument about the role of churches in Southern rural society and their failure during the Depression
  • Brings to life the distinct but intersecting worlds of black and white Americans during the Depression
  • Winner of the Charles S. Sydnor Award of the Southern Historical Association