The truth about patriotism / Steven Johnston.

Author
Johnston, Steven [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Durham : Duke University Press, 2007.
Description
1 online resource (x, 283 pages) : illustrations.

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Series
e-Duke books scholarly collection [More in this series]
Summary note
Critique of the role of patriotism in democratic theory and its manifestation in popular culture as a mode of conceptualizing national cohesion.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Source of description
Print version record.
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction: "Without external picturesqueness," or, why I am not a patriot -- This patriotism which is not one -- Iconic drama I: The mortal logic of enmity -- Iconic drama II: the Socratic way of death -- The American memorial/monument complex I: the architecture of democratic monuments -- The American memorial/monument complex II: political not patriotic -- Patriotism and death: wounded patriotic attachments -- Bruce Springsteen and the tragedy of the American dream -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
ISBN
  • 9780822390497 ((electronic bk.))
  • 0822390493 ((electronic bk.))
LCCN
2007007936
OCLC
271166251
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