Fighting over the Founders: How We Remember the American Revolution

Fighting over the Founders: How We Remember the American Revolution

by Andrew M. Schocket

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781479884100
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 02/01/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Andrew M. Schocket is Director of
American Culture Studies and Associate Professor of History and American
Culture Studies at Bowling Green State University (OH). He is the author of Founding Corporate Power in Early National
Philadelphia
.

Table of Contents



Contents

List of Illustrations ix

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction 1

1 Truths That Are Not Self-Evident: The Revolution in Political Speech 17

2 We Have Not Yet Begun to Write: Historians and Founders Chic 49

3 We the Tourists: The Revolution at Museums and Historical Sites 85

4 Give Me Liberty’s Kids: How the Revolution Has Been Televised and Filmed 125

5 To Re-create a More Perfect Union: Originalism, the Tea Party, and Reenactors 165

Conclusion 201

Further Readings 213

Index 237

About the Author 253

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