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The Resource In the name of the father : Washington's legacy, slavery, and the making of a nation, François Furstenberg

In the name of the father : Washington's legacy, slavery, and the making of a nation, François Furstenberg

Label
In the name of the father : Washington's legacy, slavery, and the making of a nation
Title
In the name of the father
Title remainder
Washington's legacy, slavery, and the making of a nation
Statement of responsibility
François Furstenberg
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Furstenberg, François
Dewey number
973.4/1092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E310
LC item number
.F97 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Washington, George
  • Presidents
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Textbooks
  • Textbooks
  • Political culture
  • Political culture
  • United States
Label
In the name of the father : Washington's legacy, slavery, and the making of a nation, François Furstenberg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-319) and index
Contents
What the nation was up against -- The farewell -- The threats: geographical, political, international -- Consent, slavery, and the problem of U.S. nationalism -- 1. The apotheosis of George Washington -- Washington dies -- The nation's uncertain future -- Civic texts: creating a new future -- Partisanship -- Nationalism and religion -- Resignation, gratitude, and consent -- 2. Washington's family: slavery and the nation -- George's death and Martha's predicament -- Slavery and the national family -- Washington as abolitionist -- Washington and paternalism -- Toward a consenting republic? -- 3. Mason Locke Weems: spreading the American gospel -- Clergyman to evangelical bookseller: "true philanthropist and prudent speculator" -- Weems and antipartisanship -- Weem's Washington: a primer -- An "ad captandum" book -- Discriminating the "populi" -- Selling Marshall's biography: Weems and civic texts -- 4. Civic texts for slave and free: inventing the autonomous American -- Schoolbooks ad civic texts: the hidden bestsellers of early American literature -- From the Columbian orator to the English reader: the making of the autonomous individual -- Slavery and reading: the specter of uncontrolled slaves -- Civic texts for slaves, self-control, and the inculcation of slave autonomy -- 5. Slavery and the American individual -- Revolution, resistance, and autonomy -- Fit to be free -- The extended legacy of civic texts
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9781594200922
Lccn
2006043481
Other control number
9781594200922
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm66527258
  • 949429
  • 963596
Label
In the name of the father : Washington's legacy, slavery, and the making of a nation, François Furstenberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-319) and index
Contents
What the nation was up against -- The farewell -- The threats: geographical, political, international -- Consent, slavery, and the problem of U.S. nationalism -- 1. The apotheosis of George Washington -- Washington dies -- The nation's uncertain future -- Civic texts: creating a new future -- Partisanship -- Nationalism and religion -- Resignation, gratitude, and consent -- 2. Washington's family: slavery and the nation -- George's death and Martha's predicament -- Slavery and the national family -- Washington as abolitionist -- Washington and paternalism -- Toward a consenting republic? -- 3. Mason Locke Weems: spreading the American gospel -- Clergyman to evangelical bookseller: "true philanthropist and prudent speculator" -- Weems and antipartisanship -- Weem's Washington: a primer -- An "ad captandum" book -- Discriminating the "populi" -- Selling Marshall's biography: Weems and civic texts -- 4. Civic texts for slave and free: inventing the autonomous American -- Schoolbooks ad civic texts: the hidden bestsellers of early American literature -- From the Columbian orator to the English reader: the making of the autonomous individual -- Slavery and reading: the specter of uncontrolled slaves -- Civic texts for slaves, self-control, and the inculcation of slave autonomy -- 5. Slavery and the American individual -- Revolution, resistance, and autonomy -- Fit to be free -- The extended legacy of civic texts
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9781594200922
Lccn
2006043481
Other control number
9781594200922
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm66527258
  • 949429
  • 963596

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