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The whites of their eyes : the Tea Party's revolution and the battle over American history

Author: Jill Lepore
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2010.
Series: Public square (Princeton, N.J.)
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Americans have always put the past to political ends. The Union laid claim to the Revolution--so did the Confederacy. Civil rights leaders said they were the true sons of liberty--so did Southern segregationists. This book tells the story of the centuries-long struggle over the meaning of the nation's founding, including the battle waged by the Tea Party, Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin, and evangelical Christians to "take  Read more...
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History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lepore, Jill, 1966-
Whites of their eyes.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2010030251
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Lepore
ISBN: 9781400839810 1400839815 9781400836963 1400836964 1282821148 9781282821149
OCLC Number: 747411211
Awards: Commended for PROSE (U.S. History) 2010
Runner-up for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2011
Description: 1 online resource (x, 217 pages).
Contents: Party like it's 1773 --
Ye olde media --
The book of ages --
How to commit revolution --
The past upon its throne --
Your superexcellent age --
Revering America.
Series Title: Public square (Princeton, N.J.)
Responsibility: with a new afterword by the author, Jill Lepore.
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