By Shelley Streeby
This available, interdisciplinary booklet brilliantly analyzes the sensational literature of George Lippard, A.J.H Duganne, Ned Buntline, Metta Victor, Mary Denison, John Rollin Ridge, Louisa may perhaps Alcott, and lots of different writers. Streeby additionally discusses antiwar articles within the hard work and land reform press; rules approximately Mexico, Cuba, and Nicaragua in pop culture; and masses extra. even if the Civil battle has characteristically been a massive interval marker in U.S. background and literature, Streeby proposes an incredible paradigm shift by utilizing mass tradition to teach that the U.S.-Mexican conflict and different conflicts with Mexicans and local american citizens within the borderlands have been basic in forming the advanced nexus of race, gender, and sophistication within the United States.
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