American Historical Pageantry

American Historical Pageantry

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What images shape Americans' perceptions of their past? How do particular versions of history become the public history? And how have these views changed over time? David Glassberg explores these important questions by examining the pageantry craze of theNational organizations such as the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Sons of the American Revolution, and ... for patriotic essay contests in public schools.44 They also called upon their members to remain in town on holidays andanbsp;...

Title:American Historical Pageantry
Author:David Glassberg
Publisher:UNC Press Books - 1990-01


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