Though some scholars have written about place and history, few have pursued the use of place theory in length in relation to the connections between race, religion, and national identity. Using the writings in the United States and Louisiana in the years surrounding the Louisiana Purchase, I explore place-making and othering processes. U.S. leaders influenced by the Second Great Awakening viewed New Orleans as un-American in its religion and seemingly ambiguous race relations. New Orleanian Catholics viewed the U.S.
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- Religious history
- American History
- George Washington Cable
- Louisiana Purchase
- National Identity
- New Orleans
- National characteristics, American--History--19th century.
- National characteristics, American
- Partial requirement for: M.A., Arizona State University, 2011Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 92-99)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Religious studies