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New Nation

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ISBN-10: 0313312648

ISBN-13: 9780313312649

Edition: 2002

Authors: Anita Vickers

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Most historical studies bury us in wars and politics, paying scant attention to the everyday effects of pop culture. Welcome to America's other history: the arts, activities, common items, and popular opinions that profoundly impacted our national way of life. At the birth of the nation, when America's statesmen were laying the foundations of a new government, citizens were forging a popular culture to call their own. Patriotic symbols like the eagle and the profile of George Washington symbolized the virtues of the young nation. People from all classes--farmers, merchants, and the educated wealthy--turned away from European culture and began to recognize America's own prodigies. Homes,…    
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Book details

List price: $83.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 6/30/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Series Foreword
Timeline of Popular Culture Events
Life and Youth During the New Nation
Everyday America
World of Youth
Popular Culture of the New Nation
Leisure Activities
Performing Arts
Visual Arts
Cost of Products in the New Nation
Further Reading