The Resource Ecstatic nation : confidence, crisis, and compromise, 1848-1877, Brenda Wineapple, (electronic resource)

Ecstatic nation : confidence, crisis, and compromise, 1848-1877, Brenda Wineapple, (electronic resource)

Label
Ecstatic nation : confidence, crisis, and compromise, 1848-1877
Title
Ecstatic nation
Title remainder
confidence, crisis, and compromise, 1848-1877
Statement of responsibility
Brenda Wineapple
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A New York Times Notable Book of 2013A Kirkus Best Book of 2013A Bookpage Best Book of 2013Dazzling in scope, Ecstatic Nation illuminates one of the most dramatic and momentous chapters in America's past, when the country dreamed big, craved new lands and new freedom, and was bitterly divided over its great moral wrong: slavery. ? ?With a canvas of extraordinary characters, such as P. T. Barnum, Walt Whitman, Frederick Douglass, and L. C. Q. Lamar, Ecstatic Nation brilliantly balances cultural and political history: It's a riveting account of the sectional conflict that preceded the Civil War, and it astutely chronicles the complex aftermath of that war and Reconstruction, including the promise that women would share in a new definition of American citizenship. It takes us from photographic surveys of the Sierra Nevadas to the discovery of gold in the South Dakota hills, and it signals the painful, thrilling birth of modern America. An epic tale by award-winning author Brenda Wineapple, Ecstatic Nation lyrically and with true originality captures the optimism, the failures, and the tragic exuberance of a renewed Republic
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Midwest
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Wineapple, Brenda
Dewey number
973.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Slavery
  • Antislavery movements
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Target audience
adult
Label
Ecstatic nation : confidence, crisis, and compromise, 1848-1877, Brenda Wineapple, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11916797
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11916797
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11916797
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11916797
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Ecstatic nation : confidence, crisis, and compromise, 1848-1877, Brenda Wineapple, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11916797
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11916797
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11916797
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11916797
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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