The Burned-Over District is a term used by some to describe the region of Western New York in the historical period of 1800-1850. It is also sometimes called the Second Great Awakening with a combination of religious, social and political elements.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Traditional Radicalism and Radical Traditionalism
"Traditionalists and radicals alike have deep reservations about the bureaucratization, rationalization, and consumerism of American life, and lament the damage such forces are doing to local communities and to families," writes The American Conservative's Alan Jacobs — A Radical Defense of Home Economics.