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By Janet;Sattelmeyer, Robert Gabler-Hover

ISBN-10: 0684314606

ISBN-13: 9780684314600

This A-Z, cross-referenced and illustrated name presents a different assessment of the serious interval that spans the early nationwide period in the course of the Civil battle, and which witnessed the beginning of a really American literature. The set beneficial properties greater than 250 survey entries. matters contain: political subject matters (Manifest future, Underground Railroad); rules in context (Transcendentalism); values (Sentimentalism, Mourning); genres (Dime Novels, Oratory); renowned leisure (Theatre); publishing (Harper's Monthly, Editors); works of literature and nonfiction ("Hiawatha," "Life within the Iron Mills"); and lots more and plenty extra. The research of quite a lot of classics in American literature, seen as cultural and old files, cultivates severe talents in examining texts from a variety of views, together with aesthetic, biographical, social, ancient, racial and gendered. in addition to its spouse name at the interval protecting 1870 to 1920, this set offers a finished assessment of a key century in American historic and literary reports.

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D. E. N. ” Records of the Columbia Historical Society 23 (1920): 59–77. Hudock, Amy. “Challenging the Definition of Heroism in E. D. E. N. ” ATQ 9, no. 1 (1995): 5–20. Kasson, John. Rudeness and Civility: Manners in NineteenthCentury Urban America. New York: Hill and Wang, 1990. Leverenze, David. Manhood and the American Renaissance. : Cornell University Press, 1989. Okker, Patricia, and Jeffrey Williams. ” ATQ 12, no. 2 (1998): 133–144. Papashivily, Helen. All the Happy Endings. New York: Harper, 1956.

In later life, he had withdrawn himself still more from the brutalizing occupations of war and his manners acquired a refinement tinctured, it may be added, with an effeminacy, unknown to his martial predecessors. The condition of the empire, too, under his reign, was favorable to this change. The dismemberment of the Tezcucan kingdom, on the death of the great Nezahualpilli, had left the Aztec monarchy without a rival; and it soon spread its colossal arms over the furthest limits of Anahuac. The aspiring mind of Montezuma rose with the acquisition of wealth and power; and he displayed the consciousness of new importance by the assumption of unprecedented state.

History could provide models and guidance for citizens of the new nation, they believed, while simultaneously creating a sense of shared experience that could strengthen tenuous national bonds. Thus emphasizing the functional character of history, these historians embraced the traditional view of history as, in Henry St. ” For these historians, the purpose of history was to instill virtue in their readers by providing them with moral examples to imitate or avoid. Revealing the popularity and importance of history in the early nineteenth century, the number of historical works that were published in this period rose from 26 in the first decade of the century to 158 in the 1830s.

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