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Mystic chords of memory : the transformation of tradition in American culture, Michael Kammen

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Mystic chords of memory : the transformation of tradition in American culture
Title
Mystic chords of memory
Title remainder
the transformation of tradition in American culture
Statement of responsibility
Michael Kammen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this ground-breaking, panoramic work of American cultural history, the author examines a central paradox of our national identity: How did "the land of the future" acquire a past? And to what extent has our collective memory of that past - as embodied in our traditions - been distorted, or even manufactured? Ranging from John Adams to Ronald Reagan, from the origins of Independence Day celebrations to the controversies surrounding the Vietnam War Memorial, from the Daughters of the American Revolution to immigrant associations, and filled with inclusive analyses of such phenomena as Americana and its collectors, "historic" villages and Disneyland, Mystic Chords of Memory is a brilliant, immensely readable, and enormously important book.--
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Kammen, Michael G
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E169.1
LC item number
.K294 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • United States
  • Patriotism
  • Memory
  • Patriotisme
  • Mémoire
  • États-Unis
  • Civilization
  • Memory
  • Patriotism
  • United States
  • Cultuurgeschiedenis
  • Collectief geheugen
  • Traditie
  • Nationale identiteit
  • Zivilisation
  • Tradition
  • Geschichte
  • Patriotismus
  • USA
  • Mémoire - Aspect social - États-Unis
  • Patriotisme - États-Unis
  • Geschichte
  • Patriotismus
  • Tradition
  • Zivilisation
  • États-Unis - Civilisation
  • USA
Label
Mystic chords of memory : the transformation of tradition in American culture, Michael Kammen
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm22507981
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
864 p.
Isbn
9780394577692
Lccn
90049495
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o22507981
  • (OCoLC)22507981
Label
Mystic chords of memory : the transformation of tradition in American culture, Michael Kammen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm22507981
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
864 p.
Isbn
9780394577692
Lccn
90049495
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o22507981
  • (OCoLC)22507981

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