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The Resource In the name of the father : Washington's legacy, slavery, and the making of a nation, François Furstenberg

In the name of the father : Washington's legacy, slavery, and the making of a nation, François Furstenberg

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In the name of the father : Washington's legacy, slavery, and the making of a nation
Title
In the name of the father
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Washington's legacy, slavery, and the making of a nation
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François Furstenberg
Title variation
In the name of the father
Title variation remainder
Washingtons legacy, slavery, and the making of a nation
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the ways in which George Washington's words, image, and mythology shaped America's fledgling republic and feelings of nationalism throughout the first fifty years after the Revolutionary War, offering insight into the pivotal role played by slavery issues. Reprint
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165743
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DLC
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Furstenberg, François
Dewey number
973.4/1092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E310
LC item number
.F97 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • United States
  • Washington, George
  • Presidents
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Textbooks
  • Textbooks
  • Political culture
  • Political culture
Target audience
adult
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Washington's legacy, slavery, and the making of a nation
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In the name of the father : Washington's legacy, slavery, and the making of a nation, François Furstenberg
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-319) and index
Contents
What the nation was up against -- The farewell -- The threats: geographical, political, international -- Consent, slavery, and the problem of U.S. nationalism -- 1. The apotheosis of George Washington -- Washington dies -- The nation's uncertain future -- Civic texts: creating a new future -- Partisanship -- Nationalism and religion -- Resignation, gratitude, and consent -- 2. Washington's family: slavery and the nation -- George's death and Martha's predicament -- Slavery and the national family -- Washington as abolitionist -- Washington and paternalism -- Toward a consenting republic? -- 3. Mason Locke Weems: spreading the American gospel -- Clergyman to evangelical bookseller: "true philanthropist and prudent speculator" -- Weems and antipartisanship -- Weem's Washington: a primer -- An "ad captandum" book -- Discriminating the "populi" -- Selling Marshall's biography: Weems and civic texts -- 4. Civic texts for slave and free: inventing the autonomous American -- Schoolbooks ad civic texts: the hidden bestsellers of early American literature -- From the Columbian orator to the English reader: the making of the autonomous individual -- Slavery and reading: the specter of uncontrolled slaves -- Civic texts for slaves, self-control, and the inculcation of slave autonomy -- 5. Slavery and the American individual -- Revolution, resistance, and autonomy -- Fit to be free -- The extended legacy of civic texts
Control code
ocm66527258
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9781594200922
Isbn Type
(HC)
Lccn
2006043481
Other control number
9781594200922
Other physical details
ill.
Label
In the name of the father : Washington's legacy, slavery, and the making of a nation, François Furstenberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-319) and index
Contents
What the nation was up against -- The farewell -- The threats: geographical, political, international -- Consent, slavery, and the problem of U.S. nationalism -- 1. The apotheosis of George Washington -- Washington dies -- The nation's uncertain future -- Civic texts: creating a new future -- Partisanship -- Nationalism and religion -- Resignation, gratitude, and consent -- 2. Washington's family: slavery and the nation -- George's death and Martha's predicament -- Slavery and the national family -- Washington as abolitionist -- Washington and paternalism -- Toward a consenting republic? -- 3. Mason Locke Weems: spreading the American gospel -- Clergyman to evangelical bookseller: "true philanthropist and prudent speculator" -- Weems and antipartisanship -- Weem's Washington: a primer -- An "ad captandum" book -- Discriminating the "populi" -- Selling Marshall's biography: Weems and civic texts -- 4. Civic texts for slave and free: inventing the autonomous American -- Schoolbooks ad civic texts: the hidden bestsellers of early American literature -- From the Columbian orator to the English reader: the making of the autonomous individual -- Slavery and reading: the specter of uncontrolled slaves -- Civic texts for slaves, self-control, and the inculcation of slave autonomy -- 5. Slavery and the American individual -- Revolution, resistance, and autonomy -- Fit to be free -- The extended legacy of civic texts
Control code
ocm66527258
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9781594200922
Isbn Type
(HC)
Lccn
2006043481
Other control number
9781594200922
Other physical details
ill.

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