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Early American Almanacs the Colonial Weekday Bible

Early American Almanacs   the Colonial Weekday Bible Author Marion Barber Stowell
ISBN-10 IND:39000005851667
Release 1977
Pages 331
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Early American Almanac Humor

Early American Almanac Humor Author Robert K. Dodge
ISBN-10 0879723939
Release 1987-06-01
Pages 172
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This collection is a selection of comic items from almanacs published between 1776 and 1800. Dodge uses his smooth, astute writing style to unfold the humor in a section of American Heritage. The eight chapters are categorized by subject, including "Comic American Heroes," "The Tall Tale," and "Men, Women, Marriage, and Sex."



Colonial America and the Early Republic

Colonial America and the Early Republic Author Philip N. Mulder
ISBN-10 9781351950565
Release 2017-05-15
Pages 550
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Reflecting the best recent scholarship of Early America and the Early Republic, the articles in this collection study the many dimensions of American political history. The authors explore Native American interests and encounters with settlers, diplomatic endeavors, environmental issues, legal debates and practiced law, women's citizenship and rights, servitude and slavery and popular political activity. The geographical perspective is as expansive as the topical, with strong representation of trans-Atlantic and continental interests of many nations and peoples. The international and interdisciplinary perspectives illustrate the dynamic transformations of America during this era of settlement, conquest, development, revolution and nation building.



Pennsylvania s Revolution

Pennsylvania s Revolution Author William Pencak
ISBN-10 9780271035802
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 396
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"A collection of essays on the American Revolution in Pennsylvania. Topics include the politicization of the English- and German-language press and the population they served; the Revolution in remote areas of the state; and new historical perspectives on the American and British armies during the Valley Forge winter"--Provided by publisher.



A Divinity for All Persuasions

A Divinity for All Persuasions Author Assistant Professor of History T J Tomlin
ISBN-10 9780190669584
Release 2017-04-01
Pages 240
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A Divinity for All Persuasions uncovers the religious signifiance of early America's most ubiquitous popular genre. Other than a Bible and perhaps a few schoolbooks and sermons, almanacs were the only printed items most Americans owned before 1820. Purchased annually, the almanac was a calendar and astrologically-based medical handbook surrounded by poetry, essays, anecdotes, and a variety of practical information. Employing a wealth of archival material, T.J. Tomlin analyzes the pan-Protestant sensibility distributed through the almanac's pages between 1730 and 1820. By disseminating a collection of Protestant concepts regarding God's existence, divine revelation, the human condition, and the afterlife, almanacs played an unparalleled role in early American religious life. Influenced by readers' opinions and printers' pragmatism, the religious content of everyday print supports an innovative interpretation of early American cultural and religious history. In sharp contrast to a historiography centered on intra-Protestant competition, Tomlin shows that most early Americans relied on a handful of Protestant "essentials" rather than denominational specifics to define and organize their religious lives.



Books on Early American History and Culture 1971 1980

Books on Early American History and Culture  1971 1980 Author Raymond Irwin
ISBN-10 0313314314
Release 2004
Pages 326
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Provides users with a thorough and complete listing of book-length works on North America and the Caribbean prior to 1815.



Astrology through History Interpreting the Stars from Ancient Mesopotamia to the Present

Astrology through History  Interpreting the Stars from Ancient Mesopotamia to the Present Author William E. Burns
ISBN-10 9781440851438
Release 2018-07-31
Pages 401
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Alphabetically arranged entries cover the history of astrology from ancient Mesopotamia to the 21st century. In addition to surveying the Western tradition, the book explores Islamic, Indian, East Asian, and Mesoamerican astrology. • Provides alphabetically arranged reference entries that delineate the historical and cultural significance of astrology from ancient Mesopotamia to the present • Directs direct users to additional sources of information via entry bibliographies • Offers sidebars offer additional facts from primary source documents • Incorporates a timeline to help readers to place astrological developments in chronological context • Features an introductory essay for a narrative overview of the history of astrology, priming readers on its cultural relevance



Censorship

Censorship Author Derek Jones
ISBN-10 9781136798641
Release 2015-05-22
Pages 2950
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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



The Extraterrestrial Life Debate 1750 1900

The Extraterrestrial Life Debate  1750 1900 Author Michael J. Crowe
ISBN-10 9780486145013
Release 2012-05-04
Pages 704
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Detailed, scholarly study examines the ideas that developed between 1750 and 1900 regarding the existence of intelligent extraterrestrial life, including those of Kant, Herschel, Voltaire, Lowell, many others. 16 illustrations.



Im Licht der Vernunft

Im Licht der Vernunft Author Katja Rampelmann
ISBN-10 351507872X
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 313
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Deutschland nach der Revolution von 1848 - repressive Regierungen, soziale Unsicherheit und zerschlagene Traume. Die Zahl der deutschen Auswanderer in die Vereinigten Staaten steigt jahrlich an. Unter ihnen viele namhafte Vorstande und Mitglieder der sogenannten freien und deutschkatholischen Gemeinden - einer religiosen und politischen Oppositionsbewegung -, die in den USA einen neuen Wirkungskreis aufbauen. Ihre Ideen pragen nicht nur das Sozial- und Schulwesen der Deutschen, sondern tragen entscheidend zum Aufbau einer deutsch-amerikanischen Kultur bei. Das vorliegende Buch untersucht die Ideologie der deutschen Bewegung der freien Gemeinden und Freidenker Vereine in den Vereinigten Staaten anhand des Freidenker-Almanachs, einem Jahrbuch, dass von 1878 bis 1901 von fuehrenden Mitgliedern der Bewegung gestaltet wurde und Schluesseltexte zu religiosen, sozialen, politischen und literarischen Vorstellungen enthalt. Neben einer erstmaligen Zusammenfassung der Geschichte der deutschen freien Gemeinden in den USA und der Analyse der Texte im Almanach, enthalt die Arbeit einen umfangreichen bio-bibliografischen Uberblick ueber alle Autoren, in dem zahlreiche deutsch-amerikanische Literaten zum ersten Mal Erwahnung finden. "Das groae Verdienst des Werkes liegt in der breit basierten, gewissenhaften Aufarbeitung des Stoffes, die so ueberzeugend gelungen ist, dass man hier getrost von [einer] definitiven Studie a sprechen kann." Das Historisch-Politische Buch.



Les lectures du peuple en Europe et dans les Am riques du XVIIe au XXe si cle

Les lectures du peuple en Europe et dans les Am  riques du XVIIe au XXe si  cle Author Hans-Jürgen Lüsebrink
ISBN-10 287027954X
Release 2003
Pages 347
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Généralement traitées dans un cadre national, les lectures populaires sont ici abordées dans un espace lame, celui des échanges entre l'Europe et l'Amérique. Pour répondre à la lancinante question du contenu des lectures du peuple, on a choisi d'examiner en priorité l'évolution des almanachs de grande diffusion publiés entre le XVIe et le XXe siècle. Vecteur privilégié de l'information, de la vulgarisation des connaissances, de l'hygiène, de la médecine, mais aussi de la farce et de la superstition, de la fiction comme des prédictions les plus fantaisistes, l'almanach est toujours présent en Amérique du Sud et en Europe en 2003. Objet de lamentations des élites qui le méprisaient ou de l'admiration de ceux qu'étonnaient sa longévité, sa capacité à s'adapter aux us et coutumes les plus variés, l'almanach est au cœur de cette plongée dans l'univers des objets de large consommation. Promenant le lecteur de son aire de naissance, l'Europe de l'Ouest, jusque dans les deux Amériques, ce volume se veut une contribution aux travaux qui placent la culture populaire, les représentations ou les systèmes de croyances des hommes de toutes conditions au centre de leurs interrogations. En ce sens, il devrait trouver tout naturellement sa place dans cette histoire culturelle en plein renouvellement depuis une dizaine d'années.



Americana Storie e culture degli Stati Uniti dalla A alla Z

Americana  Storie e culture degli Stati Uniti dalla A alla Z Author Cinzia Schiavini Mario Maffi
ISBN-10 9788865762721
Release 2012-11-28
Pages 768
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Ci sono motel, grattacieli, diner, drive-in, fast food, ponti, parchi, battelli a vapore. Ci sono metropoli, ghetti, piccole città e città fantasma. Ci sono treni, taxi gialli e aquile solitarie. Ci sono orsi, orsetti, trote e alligatori. Ci sono toffolette, apple pie, hamburger e hot dog, ziti e zeppole. Ci sono cowboy, telepredicatori, wobblies e flappers, quaccheri e mormoni. Ci sono Peanuts, Simpson, Barbie, nerd, supereroi e ufo. Ci sono i re Elvis e Michael, Charlie Parker, Dolly Parton e Billie Holiday. Ci sono Hollywood e Broadway, Dallas e E.R., Walker Evans e Edward Hopper, Dean Moriarty, Huck Finn, Gatsby, Achab e Rossella. E poi femministe tenaci, capi tribù, intellettuali radical, esploratori coraggiosi, scienziati visionari... Ma anche ammutinamenti di schiavi, massacri di indiani, battaglie coloniali, guerre sanguinose, lotte operaie, movimenti di protesta, scandali politici, armi, stragi, catastrofi ambientali. L’avete riconosciuta? È l’America che avete sognato nei film, letto nei romanzi, ascoltato nel rock e nel blues, amato di un amore totale oppure odiato senza riserve: l’avete vista, fotografata, perduta, ritrovata. È l’America delle grandi città, certo, ma anche delle isole, dei luoghi isolati e sperduti, delle «cinture» della Bibbia e del cotone, delle aree postindustriali e postminerarie. È l’America dei deserti e del Mississippi, delle praterie e della Silicon Valley, della Route 66 e di Roswell, delle frontiere di ieri e di oggi. Ma poi, che cos’è l’«America»? Da che parte sta? A queste domande cerca di rispondere «Americana», dizionario atipico di più di trecento voci a stelle e strisce. Non per tracciare un’impossibile cartografia definitiva degli Stati Uniti, non per «dire tutto» sull’America, ma per cogliere e interpretare l’affascinante, e a volte disturbante, complessità di un paese-mondo, attraverso storie note e meno note, singolari ed emblematiche, reali e mitiche.



Archiv f r Geschichte des Buchwesens

Archiv f  r Geschichte des Buchwesens Author Historische Kommission des Börsenvereins des Deutschen Buchhandels e.V.
ISBN-10 9783110937763
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 245
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Son of the morning

Son of the morning Author Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN-10 0814907938
Release 1978
Pages 382
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The Atomic Age Opens

The Atomic Age Opens Author Gerald Wendt
ISBN-10 UOM:39015001554354
Release 1945
Pages 251
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The Colonial Cavalier

The Colonial Cavalier Author Maud Wilder Goodwin
ISBN-10 UVA:X000301933
Release 1895
Pages 316
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Winthrop s journal History of New England 1630 1649

Winthrop s journal History of New England 1630 1649 Author James Kendall Hosmer
ISBN-10 9785884346901
Release 1966
Pages 373
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