5 edition of Myth America found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Carol Wald ; text by Judith Papachristou ; book design by Paul Gamarello.|
|LC Classifications||HQ1419 .W28|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 182 p.,  leaf of plates :|
|Number of Pages||182|
|ISBN 10||0394498402, 0394730895|
|LC Control Number||75010364|
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American History is filled with folklore, Native American mythology, and real truths that make for wonderful campfire tales. In these stories, much like earlier European, Greek, and Roman tales, the accounts can often be only be guessed at, as to whether they are fact or fiction, but they continue to make the rounds of new generations. Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest". American Historical Review. Washington, DC: American Historical Association. (4): – doi/ OCLC Archived from the original (Reviews of Books and Films - Caribbean and Latin America) on Author: Matthew Restall.
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While offering a strong foundation of classic historical writing and interpretation, Myth America includes numerous fresh selections on womens’ history, southerners and American regionalism, popular culture, African American stereotyping, urban America, controversial leaders such as Booker T.
Washington, progressivism in relation to both conservation and ethnicity, the nature and legacy of the Great War, World War II /5(2). Mayfield is a fierce truth-teller, and The Myth of the American Dream is proof of that. This book confronts us with the demons of white supremacy, our own demons, and asks what we're going to do about them.
This book reminds us that our lives are more than our own and that we are required to ask how to be better partners to one another in community. This is a book the white American church /5(55). Myth America exposes the lag of major American institutions behind the demands of the 21st century and the reinforcement of this lag by the media and schools miseducating the public.
The author shows how the priorities of these institutions are undermining /5(5). "Myths America Lives By is ferociously rational in its moral character. Hughes has written an elegant and compelling book. I am convinced that the reader will come away with a deeper appreciation of the major myths that govern our lives.
Richard Hughes is a brilliant, creative, and passionate scholar."Cited by: The myths are the myth of the chosen nation, the myth of nature's nation, the myth of the Christian nation, the myth of the millennial Myth America book, the myth of the innocent nation, and the beliefs that surround America's notion of capitalism.4/5.
"The American national story is a myth, built on a series of myths that Richard Hughes reveals in this critical book. Myths America Lives By is a book we all need in order to understand ourselves, to understand our nation, to understand white supremacy."--Ibram X.
Kendi, National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America.
Professor Kelton advises policymakers and consults with investment banks, and portfolio managers across the globe. She is a regular commentator on national radio and broadcast television.
Her highly-anticipated book, The Deficit Myth, will be published June 9, The American frontier ‘myth’ was powerfully put forward by Frederick Jackson Turner in who felt that “free land with an abundance of natural resources open to a fit people, made the democratic type of society in America.” [For white males, that is.]/5.
Today, though, America hasa new symbol: the border wall. In The End of the Myth, acclaimed historian Greg Grandin explores the meaning of the frontier throughout the full sweep of U.S. history – from the American Revolution to the War ofthe New Deal to the election of For centuries, he shows, America’s constant expansion.
A review of Richard Hughes’s book Myths America Lives By. Richard Hughes’s seminal book can be roughly described as exploding the myths in the American national subconscious, but this does not do the book justice. In fact, Hughes says there are elements of each “Myth America Lives By” worth preserving (except the myth of the innocent nation).
The End of the Myth is a powerful and painful book, clear-sighted, meticulous and damning. Grandin writes with learned, punchy elegance, as Author: Ben Ehrenreich. American Gods () is a fantasy novel by British author Neil novel is a blend of Americana, fantasy, and various strands of ancient and modern mythology, all centering on the mysterious and taciturn Shadow.
The book was published in by Headline in the United Kingdom and by William Morrow in the United States. It gained a positive critical response and won the Hugo Author: Neil Gaiman. The Children of Odin; The Book of Northern Myths (English) Colum, Padraic, ; Viking Tales Hall, Jennie, ; Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen (English) Chodzko, Alexander, ; North America.
American Fairy Tales (English) Baum, L. Frank; American Indian Fairy Tales (English) Larned, William Trowbridge. The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism Is Un-American by Andrew Seidel “The Founding Myth” exposes the myth that America was founded on Christian principles and it is an effective assault on the Christian nationalist identity.
Constitutional and civic rights attorney at the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), Andrew Seidel, takes the reader on a hard-hitting tour de force as he /5. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 2 volumes: illustrations ; 26 cm: Other Titles: American myth: a. Henry Nash Smith, in his book Virgin Land: The American West as Symbol and Myth, talking about Daniel Boone and Leatherstocking, states "the aged Leatherstocking has likewise been driven by the increasing and unparalleled advance of population to seek a final refuge against society in the broad and tenantless plains of the west.".
THE END OF THE MYTH From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America By Greg Grandin. In a speech inFranklin Delano Roosevelt reminded a San Francisco audience of what had always. The story, from Irving's collection of short stories entitled The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, has worked itself into known American folklore/legend through literature and film.
 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a children's novel written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by W. Denslow. "Myths America Lives By" is a very powerful and insightful book that may come as a hard knock to many readers, but is critically important to acknowledge.
Hughes has dug deep into America's history to uproot key events, philosophies, and struggles, to challenge key myths that have become part of the American landscape.5/5(5). The myth of an infinite frontier in 19th-century America also papered over the conflict raging in the United States as working-class movements for greater social and economic equality—some of.
There is no single mythology of the Indigenous North American peoples, but numerous different canons of traditional narratives associated with religion, ethics and beliefs. Such stories are deeply based in Nature and are rich with the symbolism of seasons, weather, plants, animals, earth, water, fire, sky and the heavenly bodies.
Common elements are the principle of an all-embracing, universal.The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America, by Greg Grandin (Metropolitan Books) Share: Twitter Facebook Email A sweeping and beautifully written book that probes the American myth of boundless expansion and provides a compelling context for thinking about the current political moment.They say nothing is as American as apple pie or baseball, but when it comes to Christianity, few things are fundamentally less American.
Day in and day out, the Christian Right propagates the myth that America is a Christian Nation and this book fights back, going beyond simply exposing the fact that the founding fathers never intended for America to be a Christian Nation, but that.