Imagined Empires: Incas, Aztecs, and the New World of American Literature, 1771 1876 Eric Wertheimer

ISBN: 9780521622295

Published: March 29th 2012

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256 pages


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Imagined Empires: Incas, Aztecs, and the New World of American Literature, 1771 1876  by  Eric Wertheimer

Imagined Empires: Incas, Aztecs, and the New World of American Literature, 1771 1876 by Eric Wertheimer
March 29th 2012 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 256 pages | ISBN: 9780521622295 | 8.20 Mb

Imagined Empires demonstrates that early American culture took great interest in South American civilizations, especially the Incas and Aztecs, and in so doing made a statement about the role of the United States as an empire in the emergingMoreImagined Empires demonstrates that early American culture took great interest in South American civilizations, especially the Incas and Aztecs, and in so doing made a statement about the role of the United States as an empire in the emerging political order of New World colonies and states. By examining the work of Philip Freneau, Joel Barlow, William Prescott, Herman Melville, and Walt Whitman, the long-contested concept of indigenous origins is given expanded meaning beyond traditional critiques of American culture.



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