American School of Empire

American School of Empire

Larkin, Edward (University of Delaware)

Cambridge University Press






15 a 20 dias

The American School of Empire explores the central role that the idea of empire played in the foundation of the United States in its first fifty years. This book will appeal to an interdisciplinary audience including scholars and graduate students of political and cultural history, literature, and art.
1. Nation and empire in the early United States; 2. The cosmopolitan revolution - loyalism and the fiction of an American nation; 3. The painterly form of Empire - West, Copley and late eighteenth century Anglo-American history painting; 4. Between empires - the Old World, the frontier, and the expansion of the United States.
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