American Jeremiad / Edition 1

American Jeremiad / Edition 1

by Sacvan Bercovitch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0299073548

ISBN-13: 9780299073541

Pub. Date: 09/28/1980

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press

'This is a dazzling performance. It supplies conceptual links between phenomena where historians have often sensed a connection without being able to describe it adequately... _Bercovitch+ has written intellectual history at the highest level.' -Edmund S. Morgan, in the New York Review of Books  See more details below

Overview

'This is a dazzling performance. It supplies conceptual links between phenomena where historians have often sensed a connection without being able to describe it adequately... _Bercovitch+ has written intellectual history at the highest level.' -Edmund S. Morgan, in the New York Review of Books

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780299073541
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
09/28/1980
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

1 Introduction: The Puritan Errand Reassessed

2 The Blessings of Time and Eternity

3 The Genetics of Salvation

4 The Typology of America's Mission

5 Ritual of Consensus

6 Epilogue: The Symbol of America

Notes

Index

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