Creating an American Identity: New England, 1789-1825 (Hardback)
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Creating an American Identity: New England, 1789-1825 (Hardback)

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Hardback 291 Pages / Published: 21/07/2008
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Creating an American Identity examines the relationship between regionalism and nationalism in New England. Focusing on the years 1789-1825, it analyzes the process by which New Englanders used trans-Atlantic symbols as well as regional landscapes, values, and characteristics to create an American identity.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230605268
Number of pages: 291
Weight: 510 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 20 mm


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"In this excellent book, Stephanie Kermes makes a signal contribution to cultural history and regional history.She draws on a transatlantic research base, and she offers a host of original insights on the creation of identity in the early national era.All scholars of New England and the early Republic should read this book." - Joan E. Cashin, editor of Our Common Affairs: Texts from Women in the Old South"Taken together, these forays into regional consciousness-building add valuable insights into the often schizophrenic development of "American" identity ebfore the Age of Jackson." - Len Travers, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, American Historical Review"Kernes's book makes an important contribution to our understanding of the relationship between nationa, regional, and local identities in early national America." - Paul E. Teed, Saginaw Valley State University, Michigan

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