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The Resource Providence and the invention of the United States, 1607-1876, Nicholas Guyatt

Providence and the invention of the United States, 1607-1876, Nicholas Guyatt

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Providence and the invention of the United States, 1607-1876
Title
Providence and the invention of the United States, 1607-1876
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Guyatt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973
Index
index present
LC call number
BR515
LC item number
.G89 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Providence and the invention of the United States, 1607-1876, Nicholas Guyatt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Britain, America, and the emergence of providential separatism -- Providence and the problem of England in early America -- "Openinge a doore" : 1600-1640 -- "A constant correspondence" : 1640-1660 -- "To rip up the womb of time" : 1660-1700 -- Conclusion: "magnalia dei" -- "Empires are mortal" : the origins of providential separatism, 1756-1775 -- "This providential key" : providence and public affairs in Hanoverian Britain -- "The indulgence of heaven" : national identity in the Seven Years' War -- "A dream in the night" : the discontinuities of British history -- "That awful goal" : imperial decline and the future of America -- "Open paths" : the development of American providentialism -- Conclusion: "people of different genius" -- "Becoming a nation at once" : providentialism and the American Revolution -- "The asylum of liberty and true religion" : patriot providentialism -- "To deceive the elect" : the limits of providential appeal -- "Pencillers of providence" : Britain and the meaning of the revolution -- Conclusion: thanksgiving 1783/1784 -- Providence, race and the limits of revolution -- "Our glorious example" : the limits of revolutionary providentialism -- Providence, reform and revolution, 1786-1796 -- Confounded expectations : 1796-1808 -- "The illustrious hereafter" : 1808-1815 -- Conclusion: "citizens of the world" -- "Deifying prejudice" : race and removal in the early republic -- "The hand of heaven is in it" : the blueprint for Indian removal -- "A divine impulse" : removing Blacks -- "The obvious designs of Heaven" : providence and the politics of removal -- Conclusion: "judgments are yet to be visited upon us" -- "Divided destinies" : the providential meanings of American slavery -- "The fulfillment of our mission" : expansion and its critics -- Slavery and providence -- "The key to American history" : slavery and the rationale for secession -- Conclusion: "that great idea of national continuity" -- "The regenerated nation" : the Civil War and the price of reunion -- "What is to be the mission of this nation?" : God and the Confederacy -- "We will retrieve our destiny" : slavery, war, and reunion -- Conclusion: "the great deliverance" -- William Lloyd Garrison's complaint -- Providence and the new South -- "The sacred significance of this war" -- Conclusion: "centennial reflections"
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 341 p.
Isbn
9780521687300
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007001746
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn377438466
Label
Providence and the invention of the United States, 1607-1876, Nicholas Guyatt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Britain, America, and the emergence of providential separatism -- Providence and the problem of England in early America -- "Openinge a doore" : 1600-1640 -- "A constant correspondence" : 1640-1660 -- "To rip up the womb of time" : 1660-1700 -- Conclusion: "magnalia dei" -- "Empires are mortal" : the origins of providential separatism, 1756-1775 -- "This providential key" : providence and public affairs in Hanoverian Britain -- "The indulgence of heaven" : national identity in the Seven Years' War -- "A dream in the night" : the discontinuities of British history -- "That awful goal" : imperial decline and the future of America -- "Open paths" : the development of American providentialism -- Conclusion: "people of different genius" -- "Becoming a nation at once" : providentialism and the American Revolution -- "The asylum of liberty and true religion" : patriot providentialism -- "To deceive the elect" : the limits of providential appeal -- "Pencillers of providence" : Britain and the meaning of the revolution -- Conclusion: thanksgiving 1783/1784 -- Providence, race and the limits of revolution -- "Our glorious example" : the limits of revolutionary providentialism -- Providence, reform and revolution, 1786-1796 -- Confounded expectations : 1796-1808 -- "The illustrious hereafter" : 1808-1815 -- Conclusion: "citizens of the world" -- "Deifying prejudice" : race and removal in the early republic -- "The hand of heaven is in it" : the blueprint for Indian removal -- "A divine impulse" : removing Blacks -- "The obvious designs of Heaven" : providence and the politics of removal -- Conclusion: "judgments are yet to be visited upon us" -- "Divided destinies" : the providential meanings of American slavery -- "The fulfillment of our mission" : expansion and its critics -- Slavery and providence -- "The key to American history" : slavery and the rationale for secession -- Conclusion: "that great idea of national continuity" -- "The regenerated nation" : the Civil War and the price of reunion -- "What is to be the mission of this nation?" : God and the Confederacy -- "We will retrieve our destiny" : slavery, war, and reunion -- Conclusion: "the great deliverance" -- William Lloyd Garrison's complaint -- Providence and the new South -- "The sacred significance of this war" -- Conclusion: "centennial reflections"
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 341 p.
Isbn
9780521687300
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007001746
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn377438466

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