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A season of youth : the American Revolution and the historical imagination / Michael Kammen.

1st ed.. New York : Knopf, 1978.
ISBN 0394496515, 9780394496511

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Subjects Amerikaanse Vrijheidsoorlog.
États-Unis -- Histoire -- 1775-1783 (Révolution) -- Art et révolution.
États-Unis -- Histoire -- 1775-1783 (Révolution) -- Influence.
États-Unis -- Histoire -- 1775-1783 (Révolution) -- Littérature et révolution.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Art and the revolution.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Influence.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Literature and the revolution.
United States.
Description xxi, 384 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Publisher description: What has the American Revolution meant to Americans during the two centuries since it began? In this book Kammen once again dispels the mists of cultural misunderstanding and national self-deception as he reveals to us how this, the most central event in our past, has been seen by those in the mainstream of our culture as well as by dissenting social critics. The result is a fresh and unprecedented contribution to American historical writing and to American self-knowledge.
Contents Revolution and tradition in American culture -- Revisions of the revolution in an un-revolutionary culture -- Revolutionary iconography in national tradition -- Reshaping the past to persuade the present -- A responsive revolution in historical romance -- The American revolution as national 'rite de passage' -- Imagination, tradition, and national character -- The Declaration of Independence in American political humor.
Genre Art.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3844057
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Kammen, Michael G.
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