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The Liberty Bell

作者: Gary B Nash
出版商: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2010.
叢書: Icons of America.
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A serious cultural history rooted in detailed research, Nash's book explores the impetus behind the bell's creation, as well as its evolutions in meaning through successive generations. With attention to Pennsylvania's Quaker roots, he analyzes the biblical passage from Leviticus that provided the bell's inscription and the valiant efforts of Philadelphia's unheralded brass founders who attempted to recast the bell  再讀一些...
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文件類型: 圖書
所有的作者/貢獻者: Gary B Nash
ISBN: 9780300139365 0300139365 9780300171426 0300171420
OCLC系統控制編碼: 449853877
描述: xiii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
内容: Beginnings --
The bell becomes an icon --
On the road with the bell --
The Liberty Bell in war and peace --
Everyone's Liberty Bell.
叢書名: Icons of America.
責任: Gary B. Nash.

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Since its original casting in England in 1751, the Liberty Bell has survived a precarious journey on the road to becoming a symbol of the American identity. This work reveals how and why this  再讀一些...

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." . . a brisk, fascinating volume . . . Nash's prose has always been clear and vigorous, but rarely as lively and bright as it is here."--Douglas R./i>--Douglas R. Egerton "Common-place "

 
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