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Through a glass darkly : reflections on personal identity in early America / edited by Ronald Hoffman, Mechal Sobel & Fredrika J. Teute.

Format Book and Print
Publication InfoChapel Hill : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, ©1997.
Descriptionxii, 464 pages ; 25 cm
Other author/creatorHoffman, Ronald, 1941-
Other author/creatorSobel, Mechal.
Other author/creatorTeute, Fredrika J.
Other author/creatorOmohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.
Contents Histories of self / Greg Dening -- "Cast of his countenance": reading Andrew Montour / James H. Merrell -- Communal definitions of gendered identity in seventeenth-century English America / Mary Beth Norton -- Making history: the force of public opinion and the last years of slavery in Revolutionary Massachusetts / T.H. Breen -- "Unhappy Stephen Arnold": an episode of murder and penitence in the early Republic / Alan Taylor -- Suicide of a notary: language, personal identity, and conquest in Colonial New York / Donna Merwick -- Texts of self / Greg Dening -- Revolution in selves: black and white inner aliens / Mechal Sobel -- Stories and constructions of identity: folk tellings and diary inscriptions in Revolutionary Virginia / Rhys Isaac -- Hannah Barnard's cupboard: female property and identity in eighteenth-century New England / Dr Laurel Thatcher Ulrich -- Colonial self-fashioning: paradoxes and pathologies in the construction of genteel identity in eighteenth-century America / Kenneth A. Lockridge -- Self shaped and misshaped: The Protestant temperament reconsidered / Philip Greven -- "I have suffered much today": the defining force of pain in Early America / Elaine Forman Crane -- "Although I am dead, I am not entirely dead. I have left a second of myself": constructing self and persons on the middle ground of Early America / Richard White -- Inner diaspora: black sailors making selves / W. Jeffrey Bolster.
Local noteLittle-315487--305131016299/
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 96052036
ISBN0807823368 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0807846457 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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