A republic in time : temporality and social imagination in nineteenth-century America (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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A republic in time : temporality and social imagination in nineteenth-century America

Author: Thomas M Allen
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores how transformations in the perception of time shaped American conceptions of democratic society and modern nationhood. This study analyzes cultural artifacts ranging from clocks and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Allen, Thomas M., 1967-
Republic in time.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)608414699
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas M Allen
ISBN: 9780807831793 0807831794 9780807858653 080785865X
OCLC Number: 145145320
Description: xiii, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Time and modern nationhood --
The future republic --
Material time --
Clockwork nation --
Time in the land --
Emerson's deep democracy --
Conclusion: The ends of time.
Responsibility: Thomas M. Allen.
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