By Joseph A. Conforti
This formidable paintings investigates New England as a cultural invention, tracing the region's altering id throughout greater than 3 centuries. Incorporating insights from historical past, literature, paintings, fabric tradition, and geography, it indicates how succeeding generations of recent Englanders created and broadcast a strong collective identification for his or her area via narratives approximately its prior. even if those tales have been instructed within the writings of Frost or Harriet Beecher Stowe, enacted in historic pageants or at colonial revival museums, or conveyed within the pages of a geography textbook or Yankee journal, New Englanders used them to maintain their identification, revising them as had to reply to the moving local landscape.
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Imagining New England: Explorations of Regional Identity from the Pilgrims to the Mid-Twentieth Century by Joseph A. Conforti