To Die For: The Paradox of American Patriotism / Edition 1

To Die For: The Paradox of American Patriotism / Edition 1

by Cecilia Elizabeth O'Leary
     
 

"A brilliant and pioneering piece of scholarship.... The most comprehensive account of the patriotic cultural wars of late-nineteenth-century America yet written, and an examination that will shape scholarship for years to come."—John Bodnar, Indiana University

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"A brilliant and pioneering piece of scholarship.... The most comprehensive account of the patriotic cultural wars of late-nineteenth-century America yet written, and an examination that will shape scholarship for years to come."—John Bodnar, Indiana University

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ISBN-13:
9780691070520
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
09/25/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
366
Product dimensions:
6.17(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Ch. 1"To Make a Nation"3
Ch. 2"Dyed in the Blood of Our Forefathers": Patriotic Culture before the Civil War10
Ch. 3"When Johnny Comes Marching Home": The Emergence of the Grand Army of the Republic29
Ch. 4"Living History": Crafting Patriotic Culture within a Divided Nation49
Ch. 5"Oh, My Sisters!": Shifting Relations of Gender and Race70
Ch. 6"Mothers Train the Masses - Statesmen Lead the Few": Women's Place in Shaping the Nation91
Ch. 7"One Country, One Flag, One People, One Destiny": Regions, Race, and Nationhood110
Ch. 8"Blood Brotherhood": The Racialization of Patriotism129
Ch. 9"I Pledge Allegiance...": Mobilizing the Nation's Youth150
Ch. 10"The Great Fusing Furnace": Americanization in the Public Schools172
Ch. 11"Clasping Hands over the Bloody Divide": National Memory, Racism, and Amnesia194
Ch. 12"My Country Right or Wrong": World War I and the Paradox of American Patriotism220
Notes247
Bibliography313
Index343

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