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The daughters of the American Revolution and patriotic memory in the twentieth century

Author: Simon Wendt
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2021.
Series: Florida scholarship online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This text is a comprehensive account of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and its efforts to keep alive the memory of the nation's past. It argues that, especially prior to World War II, the DAR's conservative white middle-class members played a vital role in private citizens' efforts to both bolster patriotism and guard the nation's gendered and racial boundaries through commemorative practices.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Wendt
ISBN: 0813066603 9780813066608
OCLC Number: 1259478705
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2020.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource (297 pages).
Series Title: Florida scholarship online.
Responsibility: Simon Wendt.

Abstract:

This text is a comprehensive account of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and its efforts to keep alive the memory of the nation's past. It argues that, especially prior to World War II, the DAR's conservative white middle-class members played a vital role in private citizens' efforts to both bolster patriotism and guard the nation's gendered and racial boundaries through commemorative practices.

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