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Antebellum American Culture

An Interpretive Anthology

by David Brion Davis

  • 43 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Pennsylvania State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Social history,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • U.S. History - Antebellum Period (1840-1860),
  • Sociology,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • United States - Antebellum Era,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • 1783-1865,
  • 1815-1861,
  • 19th century,
  • Civilization,
  • History,
  • Minorities,
  • Sources,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages472
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9774380M
    ISBN 100271016469
    ISBN 109780271016467

    Until the nineteenth century, most of American culture was either imported from Europe or closely based on European models. In the antebellum period, however, American writers began working with American themes, and even developed an important literary genre - the short story. This new book consists of mini-biographies of 15 Americans who lived during the Antebellum period in American history. Part of The Human Tradition in America series, the anthology paints vivid portraits of the lives of lesser-known Americans. Raising new questions from fresh perspectives, this volume contributes to a broader understanding of the dynamic forces that .

    Get this from a library! Antebellum American culture: an interpretive anthology. [David Brion Davis;] -- This volume offers students and teachers a unique view of American history prior to the Civil War. Distinguished historian David Brion Davis has chosen a diverse array of primary sources that show. Start your review of Behind the Burnt Cork Mask: Early Blackface Minstrelsy and Antebellum American Popular Culture Write a review Jessica Groen rated it liked it/5.

    By slavery was primarily located in the South, where it existed in many different forms. African Americans were enslaved on small farms, large . The Second Great Awakening renewed religion as the center of American culture and redefined American religions much as it had done a hundred years previous by reaching out to the masses. Temperance Reform movement originating in the s that sought to eliminate the consumption of alcohol and the act of gambling.


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Distinguished historian David Brion Davis has chosen a diverse array of primary sources that show the actual concerns, hopes, fears, and understandings of ordinary antebellum Americans. First published inthis volume offers students and teachers a unique view of American history prior to the Civil War.

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Distinguished historian David Brion Davis has chosen a diverse array of primary sources that show the actual concerns, hopes, fears, and understandings of ordinary antebellum by: 8. Antebellum America: Literature, Art In the first half of the nineteenth century, an American national literature was born.

Naturally accompanying it was the first American reference work, Noah Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language, published in Antebellum Culture. Oak Alley Plantation, Louisiana. Popular works included biographies, autobiographies, and history books of the American Revolution and heroes of that era.

Mostly, though, authors wrote American "themed" books, such as the fictional books to the left. Famous authors included: James Fenimore Cooper, Washington Irving. The History of the Book in Antebellum America James N. Green Michael Winship This course will focus on the emergence of a national trade publishing system in the United States by examining the production, distribution, and reception of books and other printed materials during the years from towith particular emphasis on the crucial.

Antebellum American Culture. An Interpretive Anthology. David Brion Davis. First published inthis volume offers students and teachers a unique Author: David Brion Davis. Experience authentic Southern culture as you cruise through the South on the Lower Mississippi River.

You feel as if time stands still as you explore the culture and history of the area. From the early ’s until the Civil War, the country’s economy began shifting and a cotton boom made plantations the center of southern commerce. The first book published by a black in the South was The Hope of Liberty (), which contained poems decrying the slaves' condition, by George Moses Horton of North Carolina.

The only writer of this period who, with the passage of time, was to rise to a level of national and international prominence was Edgar Allan Poe, whose relationship to. His so-called American Museum, which opened inlay just across the street from Matthew Brady's enormously popular photography studio in New York City, a fitting location for a man who mastered the art of self-presentation and anticipated the increasingly visual culture of the nation during the antebellum period.

Antebellum American Culture: An Interpretive Anthology by David Brion Davis and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The theater was as popular in antebellum America as movies are today.

Best‐selling novels were adapted for the stage; Uncle Tom's Cabin was produced in New York infor example (interestingly, African Americans had to enter the theater through a special entrance and were segregated from the rest of the audience).

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Michael Eric Dyson and received acclaim from 5/5(4). Blackface conventions both criticized the changes occurring in antebellum American life and helped shape images of race, gender, and class. Through the songs, dances, jokes, parodies, spoofs, and skits of blackface, white performers could Cited by:   To advance a more capacious view of workingmen, David M.

Stewart turns to reading, which is where many first encountered antebellum change as a material fact. Tapping sources from serial fiction, reform tracts, and children's books, to diet, land use policy, and personal correspondence.

During the antebellum years, wealthy southern planters formed an elite master class that wielded most of the economic and political power of the region. They created their own standards of gentility and honor, defining ideals of southern white manhood and womanhood and shaping the culture of the South.

The collection, published inexplores various aspects of race and culture, both in the United States and abroad. The first essay, the book's namesake, traces the origins of the "Ghetto" African American culture to the culture of Scotch-Irish Americans in the Antebellum : Thomas Sowell.

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This monograph, part of the distinguished "Music in American Life" series, is an interdisciplinary study drawing on music, performance, and theater history to examine the beginnings of an influential.

At the same time, Sarah Josepha Hale became the editor of Godey's Lady's Book and made it the most popular magazine in the United States during the antebellum times. Along with innumerable works of less renown, these advocated an expanded appreciation for woman's role within the home, while reinforcing the limits on her adventures into the.

As a college graduate, I recommend Doris KearnTeam of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. If you really want to understand this portion of U.S. history I recommend focusing on Andrew Jackson and his efforts to stop a proposed Civil W.