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The American jeremiad

Author: Sacvan Bercovitch
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1978.
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"This is a dazzling performance. It supplies conceptual links between phenomena where historians have often sensed a connection without being able to describe it adequately. . . [Bercovitch] has  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bercovitch, Sacvan.
American jeremiad.
Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1978
(DLC) 78053283
(OCoLC)4003853
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sacvan Bercovitch
ISBN: 9780299073534 029907353X 0299073548 9780299073541
OCLC Number: 300881119
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 239 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: the puritan errand reassessed --
Blessings of time and eternity --
Genetics of salvation --
Typology of America's mission --
Ritual of consensus --
Epilogue: the symbol of America.
Responsibility: Sacvan Bercovitch.

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