Rebirth of a nation

a history of modern Wales.
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Oxford University Press , Oxford
Wales -- History -- 19th century., Wales -- History -- 20th cen
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Illuminating and authoritative, Rebirth of a Nation brilliantly weaves the remarkable story of this crucial epoch into a masterful work of history. About the Author Jackson Lears is Board of Governors Professor of History at Rutgers University and the editor of Raritan: A Quarterly by:   The three words which best describe Rebirth of a Nation, The making of modern America, are dull, boring and long.

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In Rebirth of a Nation, Jackson Lears, our most stimulating historian of American culture, outdoes himself, offering a stunning interpretive synthesis on politics, culture, and social upheaval in the pivotal half-century when ideals of regeneration assumed their modern shape, sometimes as imperial bombast, sometimes as designs for : HarperCollins Publishers.

Joseph Stevens's vigorous prose captures the drama and significance of this year of decision in a stunning and important book."--James M. McPherson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom " The Rebirth of a Nation portrays the remarkable events of that pivotal year in a style that is accurate, readable and rich in human interest.

I have read a good deal about the Battle of /5(8). American History Book Review: Rebirth of a Nation. Gene Santoro. Rebirth of a Nation: The Making of Modern America, By Jackson Lears, Harper Collins, pp., $ This is high-concept cultural history at its provocative best.

Lears is a polymath and Big Thinker. Essentially, he says the post–Civil War yearning for rebirth. Atatürk literally created the nation of Turkey from the ashes of the Ottoman Empire as World War 1 re-drew th I found this book to be a highly compassionate view of Atatürk's life.

Patrick Kinross’ narration is insightful and reads like a story; very different from a dry historical text presenting fact after fact/5. An illuminating and authoritative history of America in the years between the Civil War and World War I, Jackson Lears’s Rebirth of a Nation was named one of the best books of by The /5(4).

Like any good synthesis, “Rebirth of a Nation”dutifully covers the major trends of the age: the rise of industrial capitalism, the expansion of American empire, the tightening chokehold of Jim Author: Beverly Gage.

From the Civil War’s widespread destruction emerged an intense longing for rebirth. Lears Rebirth of a nation book Univ.; Something for Nothing: Luck in America,etc.) presents this struggle between farmers and bankers, workers and industrialists, pacifists and militarists, immigrants and nativists, as a battle for the nation’s soul.

During this contentious period the noble Republican Party of Author: Jackson Lears. Purchase this book: Rebirth of a Nation is ambitious in conception, sharp in tone, stylish in composition, erudite in argument, and unified by the force of conviction. In one sense, Rebirth of a Nation expands the scope of No Place of Grace: Antimodernism and the Transformation of American Culture, – (), Lears's groundbreaking first book.

But now he broadens his argument, showing how the longing for vitality in the face of capitalism's dislocations animated a much wider range of actors and Author: Susan J. Pearson. Rebirth of a Nation, by Joseph E.

Stevens, Bantam Books, New York,pages, $ Joseph Stevens is not only a gifted writer, he is also a clear-thinking and acute observer of the American landscape. He is a craftsman in the use of words, an author who uses the written word as Monet used palette and brush, a literary Author: Historynet Staff.

It is also a book for our times, historically grounded, hopeful, and filled with humane, just, and peaceful possibilities.” — The Washington Post An illuminating and authoritative history of America in the years between the Civil War and World War I, Jackson Lears’s Rebirth of a Nation was named one of the best books of by The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, and The Pittsburgh Post.

The main part of the book covers the period from the First World War to the establishment of the Republic, which makes sense given the subtitle of the book "The Rebirth of a Nation". I would recommend this book to general readers who wish to learn more about the history of Turkey, where Atatürk still casts a long shadow 75 years after his death/5(67).

An illuminating and authoritative history of America in the years between the Civil War and World War I, Jackson Lears’s Rebirth of a Nation was named one of the best books of by The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, and The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.3/5(3).

Like the best histories, it is also a book that speaks to our own time.” — The New York Times Book Review “Jackson Lears is a formidable, compellingly original cultural and intellectual historian Rebirth of a Nation is Lears’ most ambitious work yet, and it builds brilliantly on his earlier projects.

Taking as its starting-pointthe book covers all aspects of the nation's history from political, social, economic and religious development to literary, intellectual, and sporting achievement.

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Adapted from the book The Clansman by Thomas Dixon Jr., who was a classmate and friend of President Woodrow Wilson, The Birth of a Nation portrayed Reconstruction as catastrophic.

It showed Radical. What makes “Rebirth of a Nation” so readable -- beyond the author’s writerly facility -- and saves it from a descent into didacticism is Lears’ skillful mining of original cultural references and Author: Tim Rutten.

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Rebirth of a Nation. by: Jackson Lears. Number of Pages: Date Started: Janu Reason Book Was Chosen: Again, I wanted to stay in that same vein of "historical flyover country" and the transition into the Progressive Era.

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Jackson Lears "Rebirth of a Nation" is a work of major historical significance that explores an era that is often overlooked in the study of American history.

Lears aptly and clearly explains both the unsettled politics and political economy of America between and /5(3). Lears traces the period between Reconstruction and World War I through the culture of a Protestant yearning for regeneration and rebirth.

He stresses the importance of the Civil War, as the generation after it recast it as a melodrama that cleansed the nation and looked back on nostalgia for its reinvigorating attributes. Rebirth of a nation.

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since the notion of a rebirth leads us to expect a sudden sunburst, instantly dispelling the so-called 'darkness of the Middle Ages'.

from which his book derives. How. The Birth of a Nation (originally called The Clansman) is a American silent epic drama film directed by D.

W. Griffith and starring Lillian screenplay is adapted from the novel and play The Clansman, by Thomas Dixon Jr. Griffith co-wrote the screenplay with Frank E. Woods and produced the film with Harry Aitken. The Birth of a Nation is a landmark of film by: Joseph Carl Breil.

The Air Nation was on the brink of extinction until Harmonic Convergence brought it back. Since it has been requested, this is a reprise of my original video with Book 4 clips added into it.

No red-blooded American of today would favor censoring works of art. But while reading Dick Lehr’s fascinating new book, “The Birth of a Nation,” you may find yourself rooting for just that.