The Resource Antebellum American culture: : an interpretive anthology, [edited by] David Brion Davis, (electronic resource)

Antebellum American culture: : an interpretive anthology, [edited by] David Brion Davis, (electronic resource)

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Antebellum American culture: : an interpretive anthology
Title
Antebellum American culture:
Title remainder
an interpretive anthology
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] David Brion Davis
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1979, this volume offers students and teachers a unique view of American history prior to the Civil War. Distinguished historian David Brion Davis has chosen a diverse array of primary sources that show the actual concerns, hopes, fears, and understandings of ordinary antebellum Americans. He places these sources within a clear interpretive narrative that brings the documents to life and highlights themes that social and cultural historians have brought to our attention in recent years. Beginning with the family and the issue of socialization and influence, the units move on to struggles over access to wealth and power; the plight of "outsiders" in an "open" society; and ideals of progress, perfection, and mission. The reader of this volume hears a great diversity of voices but also grasps the unities that survived even the Civil War
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Midwest
Dewey number
973.5
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Davis, David Brion
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  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Minorities
Target audience
adult
Label
Antebellum American culture: : an interpretive anthology, [edited by] David Brion Davis, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11610105
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multicolored
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MWT11610105
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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MWT11610105
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Label
Antebellum American culture: : an interpretive anthology, [edited by] David Brion Davis, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11610105
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11610105
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11610105
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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