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Author Conforti, Joseph A.

Title Imagining New England : explorations of regional identity from the pilgrims to the mid-twentieth century / Joseph A. Conforti
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 384 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents The founding generation and the creation of a New England -- From the Americanization to the re-Anglicization of regional identity, 1660-1760 -- Regionalism and nationalism in the early republic: the American geographies of Jedidiah Morse -- Greater New England: Antebellum regional identity and Yankee north -- Old New England: nostalgia, reaction, and reform in the colonial revival, 1870-1910 -- The north country and regional identity: from Robert Frost to the rise of Yankee magazine, 1914-1940
Summary An investigation of New England as a cultural invention, tracing the region's changing identity across more than three centuries. It incorporates insights from history, literature, art, culture and geography to show how generations of New Englanders created a powerful collective identity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-363) index
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Subject Group identity -- New England -- History.
Regionalism -- New England -- History.
New England -- Civilization.
New England -- Historiography.
New England -- In literature.
New England -- Intellectual life.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001027027
ISBN 0807826251 (alk. paper)
0807875066 (electronic bk.)
9780807826256 (alk. paper)
9780807875063 (electronic bk.)