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Creating an American Culture, 1775-1800: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Series in History & Culture (Paperback))Amid the battle for American independence and the struggle to invent a federal government, American Revolutionary leaders and intellectuals sought also to create an American culture that would unify a territory of immense regional, ethnic, and religious diversity. In a sophisticated, yet accessible, interpretive narrative, Eve Kornfeld examines the efforts of Noah Webster, Benjamin Rush, George Washington, Judith Sargent Murray, David Ramsay, Mercy Otis Warren, and others to invent a national l…

The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution (Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia)When the Revolutionary War began, the odds of a united, continental effort to resist the British seemed nearly impossible. Few on either side of the Atlantic expected thirteen colonies to stick together in a war against their cultural cousins. In this pathbreaking book, Robert Parkinson argues that to unify the patriot side, political and communications leaders linked British tyranny to colonial prejudices, stereotypes, and fears about insurrectionary slaves and violent Indians. Manipulating new…

Creating the American Mind: Intellect and Politics in the Colonial Colleges (American Intellectual Culture)The nine colleges of colonial America confronted the major political currents of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, while serving as the primary intellectual institutions for Puritanism and the transition to Enlightenment thought. The colleges also confronted the most partisan and divisive cultural movement of the eighteenth century—the Great Awakening. Creating the American Mind is the first book to present a synthetic treatment of the colonial colleges, tracing their role in the inte…

Creating the Commonwealth: The Economic Culture of Puritan New EnglandThis ambitious history offers a sweeping reinterpretation of America’s cultural roots in the colonial past. Marshaling rich new evidence, Innes focuses on enterprise in early New England and its relation to the prevailing culture of Puritanism. He finds in our beginnings at Massachusetts Bay a fierce devotion to God that fed a social commitment to engage the world and prosper. The result was a thriving capitalism and a diminishing devotion which alarmed Puritan leaders in the late seventeenth ce…

Creating an American Culture, 1775-1800: A Brief History with Documents (The Bedford Series in History and Culture) 1st (first) by Kornfeld, Eve (2001) PaperbackThis ambitious history offers a sweeping reinterpretation of America’s cultural roots in the colonial past. Marshaling rich new evidence, Innes focuses on enterprise in early New England and its relation to the prevailing culture of Puritanism. He finds in our beginnings at Massachusetts Bay a fierce devotion to God that fed a social commitment to engage the world and prosper. The result was a thriving capitalism and a diminishing devotion which alarmed Puritan leaders in the late seventeenth ce…

Creating An American Culture: 1775-1800 (The Bedford Series in History and Culture)Amid the battle for American independence and the struggle to invent a federal government, American Revolutionary leaders and intellectuals sought also to create a culture that would unify a territory of immense regional, ethnic, and religious diversity. In a sophisticated yet accessible interpretive narrative, Eve Kornfeld examines the efforts of Noah Webster, Benjamin Rush, George Washington, Judith Sargent Murray, David Ramsay, Mercy Otis Warren, and others to invent a national literature, na…

Creating a Dignified PastThe cultural phenomenon known as the Colonial Revival emerged in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a period of intense and unsettling social and economic change in the United States. Many fields of endeavor felt its impact, from architecture and literature to politics and advertising. Nowhere was this more evident than within the museum community. Historic preservation and restoration, gallery installations, research and publication efforts all reflected in some element of the Colonial Rev…

Balkan Fascination: Creating an Alternative Music Culture in America (American Musicspheres) by Mirjana Lausevic (2015-10-01)The cultural phenomenon known as the Colonial Revival emerged in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a period of intense and unsettling social and economic change in the United States. Many fields of endeavor felt its impact, from architecture and literature to politics and advertising. Nowhere was this more evident than within the museum community. Historic preservation and restoration, gallery installations, research and publication efforts all reflected in some element of the Colonial Rev…

America: A Concise History 4e V1 & Reading the American Past 4e V1 & Creating and American Culture, 1775-1800 & Envisioning AmericaThe cultural phenomenon known as the Colonial Revival emerged in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a period of intense and unsettling social and economic change in the United States. Many fields of endeavor felt its impact, from architecture and literature to politics and advertising. Nowhere was this more evident than within the museum community. Historic preservation and restoration, gallery installations, research and publication efforts all reflected in some element of the Colonial Rev…