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The Resource American myth, American reality, James Oliver Robertson

American myth, American reality, James Oliver Robertson

Label
American myth, American reality
Title
American myth, American reality
Statement of responsibility
James Oliver Robertson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robertson, James Oliver
Dewey number
973
Index
index present
LC call number
E169.1
LC item number
.R7215 1980
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National characteristics, American
  • Mythology
  • United States
  • Caractère national américain
Label
American myth, American reality, James Oliver Robertson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 355-381
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overture:American and Myths -- 1. Where are we -- 2. What holds us together -- 3. Facts and fantasies -- I. Mission and Destiny -- 1. Crusader, fortress, policeman, peacemaker -- 2. Banners on the towers -- 3. No friends to welcome them -- 4.The birth of the nation -- 5. Nationalism made manifest -- 6. Frontiers and other dreams -- 7. Transformation of the wilderness -- II. Pursuit of Happiness -- 1. Sex and self -- 2. Prototypes -- 3. Independent Individualism -- 4. The employee -- 5. Individualism incorporated -- 6. The engine of progress -- 7. Players, models, actors -- III. E Pluribus Unum -- 1. Real community -- 2. The fragmented image -- 3. People, endless, streaming -- 4. The rituals of community -- 5. Classless equality and urban democracy -- IV. The power and the glory -- 1. Power and power failure -- 2. Science and progress -- 3. We are all progressives -- 4. Nothing to fear -- 5. Marching as to war -- Reprise: Myths and Americans. -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
6487389
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 398 pages
Isbn
9780809025046
Lccn
80018557
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)44266
Label
American myth, American reality, James Oliver Robertson
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 355-381
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overture:American and Myths -- 1. Where are we -- 2. What holds us together -- 3. Facts and fantasies -- I. Mission and Destiny -- 1. Crusader, fortress, policeman, peacemaker -- 2. Banners on the towers -- 3. No friends to welcome them -- 4.The birth of the nation -- 5. Nationalism made manifest -- 6. Frontiers and other dreams -- 7. Transformation of the wilderness -- II. Pursuit of Happiness -- 1. Sex and self -- 2. Prototypes -- 3. Independent Individualism -- 4. The employee -- 5. Individualism incorporated -- 6. The engine of progress -- 7. Players, models, actors -- III. E Pluribus Unum -- 1. Real community -- 2. The fragmented image -- 3. People, endless, streaming -- 4. The rituals of community -- 5. Classless equality and urban democracy -- IV. The power and the glory -- 1. Power and power failure -- 2. Science and progress -- 3. We are all progressives -- 4. Nothing to fear -- 5. Marching as to war -- Reprise: Myths and Americans. -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
6487389
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 398 pages
Isbn
9780809025046
Lccn
80018557
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)44266

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