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The Resource The spirit of 1976 : commerce, community, and the politics of commemoration, Tammy S. Gordon

The spirit of 1976 : commerce, community, and the politics of commemoration, Tammy S. Gordon

Label
The spirit of 1976 : commerce, community, and the politics of commemoration
Title
The spirit of 1976
Title remainder
commerce, community, and the politics of commemoration
Statement of responsibility
Tammy S. Gordon
Title variation
Spirit of nineteen seventy-six
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The most important national commemoration of the twentieth century, the 1976 bicentennial celebration gave rise to a broad-ranging debate over how the American Revolution should be remembered and represented. Federal planners seeking an uncritical glorification of the nation s founding came up against an array of constituencies with other interests and objectives. Inspired by the new social history that looked at the past from the bottom up, Americans who had previously been disenfranchised by traditional national narratives African Americans, women, American Indians, workers, young people demanded a voice and representation in the planning
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
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Gordon, Tammy S.
Dewey number
973.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E285.3
LC item number
.S76 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Public history in historical perspective
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976
  • American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976
  • American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976
  • Public history
  • Public history
  • Public history
Label
The spirit of 1976 : commerce, community, and the politics of commemoration, Tammy S. Gordon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: In the spirit of the Revolution -- Finding a role for the "private sector": The American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, 1966-1973 -- The sellabration: entrepreneurs as the New Revolutionaries -- Anti-Schlock: consumerism and history on the red, white, and blue left -- "Resolving the commercialism issue": The American Revolution Bicentennial Administration, 1973-1977 -- "Just pick something and do it": bicentennial consumerism and community
Control code
844729410
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 175 pages
Isbn
9781625340429
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013031754
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)844729410
Label
The spirit of 1976 : commerce, community, and the politics of commemoration, Tammy S. Gordon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: In the spirit of the Revolution -- Finding a role for the "private sector": The American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, 1966-1973 -- The sellabration: entrepreneurs as the New Revolutionaries -- Anti-Schlock: consumerism and history on the red, white, and blue left -- "Resolving the commercialism issue": The American Revolution Bicentennial Administration, 1973-1977 -- "Just pick something and do it": bicentennial consumerism and community
Control code
844729410
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 175 pages
Isbn
9781625340429
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013031754
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)844729410

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