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The Resource Clothed in robes of sovereignty : the Continental Congress and the people out of doors, Benjamin H. Irvin

Clothed in robes of sovereignty : the Continental Congress and the people out of doors, Benjamin H. Irvin

Label
Clothed in robes of sovereignty : the Continental Congress and the people out of doors
Title
Clothed in robes of sovereignty
Title remainder
the Continental Congress and the people out of doors
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin H. Irvin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 1776, when the Continental Congress declared independence, formally severing relations with Great Britain, it immediately began to fashion new objects and ceremonies of state with which to proclaim the sovereignty of the infant republic. In this marvelous social and cultural history of the Continental Congress, Benjamin H. Irvin describes this struggle to create a national identity during the American Revolution. The book examines the material artifacts, rituals, and festivities by which Congress endeavored not only to assert its political legitimacy and to bolster the war effort, but ultim
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Irvin, Benjamin H
Dewey number
973.3
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • American Revolution (1775-1783)
  • United States
  • Political culture
  • Sovereignty
  • National characteristics, American
  • United States
Label
Clothed in robes of sovereignty : the Continental Congress and the people out of doors, Benjamin H. Irvin
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
COVER; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; Introduction: To "Stamp the Character of the People"; Part I: A "STEADY, MANLY, UNIFORM, AND PERSEVERING OPPOSITION"; 1 The Republicans' New Clothes; 2 The Continental Congress Unmanned; Part II: THE OUTCOME IS IN DOUBT; 3 "[A]n Impression upon the Mind"; 4 The Pride and Pomp of War; Part III: E PLURIBUS UNUM; 5 "The spirits of the whigs must be kept up"; 6 "[U]ncommon and Extraordinary Movements"; Part IV: "THE SYMBOL OF SUPREME POWER & AUTHORITY"; 7 "[T]he most amiable Garbs of publick Virtue"; 8 Naked and Unadorned
Control code
ocn711774568
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 378 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199830404
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)711774568
Label
Clothed in robes of sovereignty : the Continental Congress and the people out of doors, Benjamin H. Irvin
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
COVER; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; Introduction: To "Stamp the Character of the People"; Part I: A "STEADY, MANLY, UNIFORM, AND PERSEVERING OPPOSITION"; 1 The Republicans' New Clothes; 2 The Continental Congress Unmanned; Part II: THE OUTCOME IS IN DOUBT; 3 "[A]n Impression upon the Mind"; 4 The Pride and Pomp of War; Part III: E PLURIBUS UNUM; 5 "The spirits of the whigs must be kept up"; 6 "[U]ncommon and Extraordinary Movements"; Part IV: "THE SYMBOL OF SUPREME POWER & AUTHORITY"; 7 "[T]he most amiable Garbs of publick Virtue"; 8 Naked and Unadorned
Control code
ocn711774568
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 378 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199830404
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)711774568

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