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Redeemer Nation The Idea of America's Millennial Role

ISBN-10: 0226819213

ISBN-13: 9780226819211

Edition: 1980

Authors: Ernest Lee Tuveson

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Ernest Tuveson here shows that the idea of the redemptive mission which has motivated so much of the United States foreign policy is as old as the Republic itself. He traces the development of this element of the American heritage from its beginning as a literal interpretation of biblical prophecies. Pointing to the application of the millenarian ideal to successive stages of American history, notably apocalyptic events like the Civil War, Tuveson illustrates its pervasive cultural influences with examples from the writings of Jonathan Edwards, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Timothy Dwight, and Julia Ward Howe, among others.
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 1980
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 2/15/1980
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 252
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Apocalyptic and History
The Rationale of the Millennium
The Politics of Providence and the Holy Utopia
When Did Destiny Become Manifest?
Chosen Race . . . Chosen People
""The Ennobling War""
Appendix: A Connecticut Yankee in the Mystical Babylon
Bibliographical
Note
Index