Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 December 2015

336 Pages | 20 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199371877

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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
  • Charles S. Sydnor Award Winner