Parades and the Politics of the Street: Festive Culture in the Early American Republic Simon P. Newman

ISBN: 9780812200478

Published: August 3rd 2010

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Parades and the Politics of the Street: Festive Culture in the Early American Republic  by  Simon P. Newman

Parades and the Politics of the Street: Festive Culture in the Early American Republic by Simon P. Newman
August 3rd 2010 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 288 pages | ISBN: 9780812200478 | 7.61 Mb

Simon P. Newman vividly evokes the celebrations of Americas first national holidays in the years between the ratification of the Constitution and the inauguration of Thomas Jefferson. He demonstrates how, by taking part in the festive culture of theMoreSimon P. Newman vividly evokes the celebrations of Americas first national holidays in the years between the ratification of the Constitution and the inauguration of Thomas Jefferson.

He demonstrates how, by taking part in the festive culture of the streets, ordinary American men and women were able to play a significant role in forging the political culture of the young nation. The creation of many of the patriotic holidays we still celebrate coincided with the emergence of the first two-party system.

With the political songs they sang, the liberty poles they raised, and the partisan badges they wore, Americans of many walks of life helped shape a new national politics destined to replace the regional practices of the colonial era.



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