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Beginning with the role religion played in the lives of believers in West Africa, eastern North America, and western Europe in about 1500, author Carla Gardina Pestana shows how the Protestant Reformation helped to fuel colonial expansion as bitter rivalries prompted a fierce competition for souls. -- from publisher description.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -285) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Religion before English expansion Reformation and the politicization of religious expansion Exporting the religious tensions of the three kingdoms Restoration settlement and the growth of diversity Battling over religious identity in the late seventeenth century Religious encounters and the making of a British Atlantic Revivalism and the growth of evangelical Christianity Revolutionary divisions, continuing bonds Conclusion : the British Atlantic world in perspective.