Unbecoming British: How Revolutionary America Became a Postcolonial Nation

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What can homespun cloth, stuffed birds, quince jelly, and ginseng reveal about the formation of early American national identity? In this wide-ranging and bold new interpretation of American history and its Founding Fathers, Kariann Akemi Yokota shows that political independence from Britain fueled anxieties among the Americans about their cultural inferiority and continuing dependence on the mother country. Caught between their desire to emulate the mother country and an awareness that they lived an ocean away on the ...

Unbecoming British: How Revolutionary America Became a Postcolonial Nation 2014, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190217877

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Unbecoming British: How Revolutionary America Became a Postcolonial Nation 2011, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195393422

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