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scar of revolution

Irena GrudzinМЃska-Gross

scar of revolution

Custine, Tocqueville, and the romantic imagination

by Irena GrudzinМЃska-Gross

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Custine, Astolphe, -- marquis de, -- 1790-1857.,
  • Tocqueville, Alexis de, -- 1805-1859.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p169-175. - Includes index.

    StatementIrena Grudzinska Gross.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv,190 p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21490404M
    ISBN 100520073517

    Electronic books History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Grudzinska Gross, Irena. Scar of revolution. Berkeley: University of California Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person.   A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE A magisterial new work that rewrites the story of America's founding The American Revolution is often portrayed as an orderly, restrained rebellion, with brave patriots defending their noble ideals against an oppressive empire. It’s a stirring narrative, and one the .

    Scars of Independence America's Violent Birth (Book): Hoock, Holger: When we think of the American Revolution, we think of brave patriots coming together to resist a tyrannical ruler in defense of noble ideals. It's a stirring narrative, and one the founders did their best to encourage after the war. But as historian Holger Hoock argues, the truth is far more complex- the Revolution . Scar literature was intended to be cathartic, an attempt to ‘cleanse the wounds’ suffered by the people during the s. Many stories contained depressing or horrific accounts of life during the Cultural Revolution: authors told of the persecution, denunciation, beating and even the execution of family members and friends.

    The Scar of Revolution: PREFACE: Both books had no actual journey to a distant, unfriendly country as their basis—a journey, one might add, the end of which left most travelers exhausted, bewildered, and hostile. Herberstein, although interested in the anti-Turkish alliance, was bothered by the Greek Orthodox rituals and truly repelled. The Scar of Revolution: Custine, Tocqueville, and the Romantic Imagination. Tocqueville's De la démocratie en Amérique is the nineteenth-century book about the United States, and Custine's La Russie en is the nineteenth-century book about Russia. The greatness of Tocqueville is generally recognized, whereas Custine's perspicacity is.


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“This timely, powerful book reveals a side of America's founding too often forgotten: the American Revolution was our first civil war, and the United States that emerged long bore its scars.

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A riveting coming of age story, this book also includes an author's note and bibliography.5/5(25). Holger Hoock explores the dark aspects of the American Revolution in his new book Scars of is a significant study for the obvious reason that it dares to look beyond the principles and perceptions of righteousness that pervade much of the popular literature on the subject, illustrating that the operational aspects of the war were fraught with 9/   “This timely, powerful book reveals a side of America's founding too often forgotten: the American Revolution was our first civil war, and the United States that emerged long bore its scars.

I have read no account of the conflict that so impressively shows how the violence of this war touched all Americans: patriot and loyalist, enslaved and /5(). A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICEA magisterial new work that rewrites the story of America's foundingThe American Revolution is often portrayed as an orderly, restrained rebellion, with brave patriots defending their noble ideals against an oppressive empire.

It’s a stirring narrative, and one the founders did their best to encourage /5(31). This timely, powerful book reveals a side of America's founding too often forgotten: the American Revolution was our first civil war, and the United States that emerged long bore its scars.

I have read no account of the conflict that so impressively shows how the violence of this war touched all Americans: patriot and loyalist, enslaved and. founding, the Revolution was not only a high-minded battle over principles, but also a profoundly violent civil warâ€â€one that shaped the nation, and the British Empire, in ways we have only begun to Scars of Independence, Hoock writes the violence back into the story of the Revolution.

Scar is a work of historical fiction based on the Battle of Minisink during the American Revolution. Noah, a young man whose family wants freedom for his colonial family, finds himself shot and next to a young Mohawk boy who was also shot while fighting as an ally to the English/5(58).

Prior to reading the book, I thought the Cultural Revolution referred to some clothing movement (sadly this is also a common misconception amongst Chinese youth).

I devoured the book. Keep in mind that this really is a young adult novel and not as deep as most other books about individuals or families living through the Cultural Revolution/5(K).

He is forced to watch the Revolution from his family's hard scrabble farm in Upstate New York—until a violent raid on his settlement thrusts him into one of the bloodiest battles of the American Revolution, and ultimately, face to face with the enemy. A riveting coming of age story, this book also includes an author's note and bibliography.

In this detailed account of the American Revolution, Hoock (Empires of the Imagination), professor of history at the University of Pittsburgh, recovers the central role of violence in shaping. Scar: A Revolutionary War Tale - Kindle edition by Mann, J.

Albert. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Scar: A Revolutionary War Tale.5/5(25). About Scars of Independence. A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS’ CHOICE A magisterial new work that rewrites the story of America’s founding The American Revolution is often portrayed as an orderly, restrained rebellion, with brave patriots defending their noble ideals against an oppressive empire.

“This timely, powerful book reveals a side of America's founding too often forgotten: the American Revolution was our first civil war, and the United States that emerged long bore its scars.

I have read no account of the conflict that so impressively shows how the violence of this war touched all Americans: patriot and loyalist, enslaved and. In Scars of Independence, Hoock writes the violence back into the story of the Revolution. American Patriots persecuted and tortured Loyalists.

British troops massacred enemy soldiers and raped colonial women. Prisoners were starved. Scars of Independence America's Violent Birth (eBook): Hoock, Holger: A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE A magisterial new work that rewrites the story of America's founding The American Revolution is often portrayed as an orderly, restrained rebellion, with brave patriots defending their noble ideals against an oppressive empire.

This timely, powerful book reveals a side of America’s founding too often forgotten: the American Revolution was our first civil war, and the United States that emerged long bore its scars.

I have read no account of the conflict that so impressively shows how the violence of this war touched all Americans: patriot and loyalist, enslaved and. The American Revolution was no festive -born historian Hoock (British History/Univ. of Pittsburgh; Empires of the Imagination: Politics, War, and the Arts in the British World, etc.) asserts that this is "the first book on the American Revolution and the Revolutionary War to adopt violence as its central Brand: Crown Publishing Group.

The American Revolution was no festive musical. German-born historian Hoock (British History/Univ. of Pittsburgh; Empires of the Imagination: Politics, War, and the Arts in the British World, etc.) asserts that this is "the first book on the American Revolution and the Revolutionary War to adopt violence as its central analytical and narrative focus.".

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The Scar of Revolution: Custine, Tocqueville, and the Romantic ImaginationCited by: 1. Scars of Independence America's Violent Birth (Book): Hoock, Holger: "The American Revolution is often portrayed as an orderly, restrained rebellion, with brave patriots defending their noble ideals against an oppressive empire.

It's a stirring narrative, and one the founders did their best to encourage after the war. But as historian Holger Hoock shows in this .