The Resource Ruins, revolution, and manifest destiny : John Lloyd Stephens creates the Maya, William E. Lenz

Ruins, revolution, and manifest destiny : John Lloyd Stephens creates the Maya, William E. Lenz

Label
Ruins, revolution, and manifest destiny : John Lloyd Stephens creates the Maya
Title
Ruins, revolution, and manifest destiny
Title remainder
John Lloyd Stephens creates the Maya
Statement of responsibility
William E. Lenz
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As American literary and cultural scholars reconsider the foundations of U.S. relations with other nations, Ruins, Revolution, and Manifest Destiny: John Lloyd Stephens Creates the Maya locates in Stephensâ€TMs immensely popular nineteenth-century travel narratives (1841, 1843) the sources of American perceptions of Central America and contributes directly to current redefinitions of American nationalism, Manifest Destiny, and hemispheric imperialism. The study challenges modern readers to examine critically the cultural stereotypes that the nineteenth century embraced and that often formed the
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
305.897/42
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1435
LC item number
.L46 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Travel writing across the disciplines: theory and pedagogy
Series volume
vol. 15
Label
Ruins, revolution, and manifest destiny : John Lloyd Stephens creates the Maya, William E. Lenz
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-180) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: In the footsteps of John Lloyd Stephens -- Personal identity, national mythology -- Reading reviews, reading cultural values -- Appropriating the Maya -- Reading is believing -- Seeing the Maya in the parlor -- Reading Catherwood's views -- Epilogue: The footsteps form a circle
Control code
ocn865096971
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 194 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781453911228
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b29553817
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)865096971
  • pebcs1453911227

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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