Civic Myths: A Law-and-Literature Approach to Citizenship / Edition 1

Civic Myths: A Law-and-Literature Approach to Citizenship / Edition 1

by Brook Thomas
     
 

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Civic Myths: A Law-and-Literature Approach to Citizenship

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807858462
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Series:
Cultural Studies of the United States Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1. Introduction: Working on/with Civic Myths
Chapter 2. The Scarlet Letter: The Good Citizen, Transgression, and Civil Society
Chapter 3. "The Man without a Country": The Patriotic Citizen, Lincoln, and Civil Liberties
Chapter 4. Ex parte Milligan: Civil Liberties v. Civil Rights
Chapter 5. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: The Independent Citizen, Mugwumpery, and Civil Rights
Chapter 6. China Men: The Immigrant Citizen, Wong Kim Ark, and Civil Talk
Chapter 7. Conclusion: Keeping Discussions of U.S. Citizenship Open
Notes
Index

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