Americanism : new perspectives on the history of an ideal /

What is Americanism? The contributors to this volume recognize Americanism in all its complexity--as an ideology, an articulation of the nation's rightful place in the world, a set of traditions, a political language, and a cultural style imbued with political meaning. In response to the pervas...

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Other Authors: Kazin, Michael, 1948- (Editor), McCartin, Joseph Anthony (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • See your Declaration Americans!!! : abolitionism, Americanism, and the revolutionary tradition in free black politics / Mia Bay
  • Anticipating Americanism : an individual perspective on republicanism in the Early Republic / Robert Shalhope
  • True Americanism : Progressive Era intellectuals and the problem of liberal nationalism / Jonathan Hansen
  • The American century of Henry R. Luce / Stephen J. Whitfield
  • The unlovely residue of outworn prejudices : the Hart-Celler Act and the politics of immigration reform, 1945-1965 / Mae M. Ngai
  • In the shadow of Vietnam : liberal nationalism and the problem of war / Gary Gerstle
  • Religious diversity : the American experiment that works / Alan Wolfe
  • Americanism against American empire / Alan McPherson
  • Japanese intellectuals define America, from the 1920s through World War II / Jun Furuya
  • The promise of freedom, the friend of authority : American culture in postwar France / Louis Menand
  • French views of American modernity : from text to subtext / Rob Kroes
  • Suffering sisters? American feminists and the problem of female genital surgeries / Melani McAlister.