The Resource Almost chosen people : oblique biographies in the American grain, Michael Zuckerman

Almost chosen people : oblique biographies in the American grain, Michael Zuckerman

Label
Almost chosen people : oblique biographies in the American grain
Title
Almost chosen people
Title remainder
oblique biographies in the American grain
Statement of responsibility
Michael Zuckerman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Few historians are bold enough to go after America's sacred cows in their very own pastures. But Michael Zuckerman is no ordinary historian, and this collection of his essays is no ordinary book.In his effort to remake the meaning of the American tradition, Zuckerman takes the entire sweep of American history for his province. The essays in this collection, including two never before published and a new autobiographical introduction, range from early New England settlements to the hallowed corridors of modern Washington. Among his subjects are Puritans and Southern gentry, Benjamin
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zuckerman, Michael
Dewey number
  • 920.073
  • 973.099
  • 973/.099
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E169.1
LC item number
.Z883 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National characteristics, American
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Almost chosen people : oblique biographies in the American grain, Michael Zuckerman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Centennial book"--Page preceeding title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Introduction; 1 The Fabrication of Identity in Early America; 2 The Social Context of Democracy in Massachusetts; 3 Pilgrims in the Wilderness: Community, Modernity, and the Maypole at Merry Mount; 4 The Family Life of William Byrd; 5 The Selling of the Self: From Franklin to Barnum; 6 The Power of Blackness: Thomas Jefferson and the Revolution in St. Domingue; 7 The Nursery Tales of Horatio Alger; 8 Faith, Hope, Not Much Charity: The Optimistic Epistemology of Lewis Mumford; 9 Dr. Spock: The Confidence Man
  • 10 Ronald Reagan, Charles Beard, and the Constitution: The Uses of Enchantment
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (326 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282758582
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111004366701986
  • (EBL)223597
  • (OCoLC)630527913
  • (SSID)ssj0000101476
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11108542
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000101476
  • (PQKBWorkID)10038013
  • (PQKB)10695063
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC223597
  • (OCoLC)44962259
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse30383
  • (EXLCZ)99111004366701986
Label
Almost chosen people : oblique biographies in the American grain, Michael Zuckerman
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Centennial book"--Page preceeding title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Introduction; 1 The Fabrication of Identity in Early America; 2 The Social Context of Democracy in Massachusetts; 3 Pilgrims in the Wilderness: Community, Modernity, and the Maypole at Merry Mount; 4 The Family Life of William Byrd; 5 The Selling of the Self: From Franklin to Barnum; 6 The Power of Blackness: Thomas Jefferson and the Revolution in St. Domingue; 7 The Nursery Tales of Horatio Alger; 8 Faith, Hope, Not Much Charity: The Optimistic Epistemology of Lewis Mumford; 9 Dr. Spock: The Confidence Man
  • 10 Ronald Reagan, Charles Beard, and the Constitution: The Uses of Enchantment
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (326 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282758582
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111004366701986
  • (EBL)223597
  • (OCoLC)630527913
  • (SSID)ssj0000101476
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11108542
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000101476
  • (PQKBWorkID)10038013
  • (PQKB)10695063
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC223597
  • (OCoLC)44962259
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse30383
  • (EXLCZ)99111004366701986

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