An Emotional History of the United States

An Emotional History of the United States

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One of the most intriguing activists and artists of the twentieth century, Shirley Graham Du Bois also remains one of the least studied and understood. In Race Woman, Gerald Horne draws a revealing portrait of this controvertial figure who championed the civil rights movement in America, the liberation struggles in Africa and the socialist struggles in Maoist China. Through careful analysis and use of personal correspondence, interviews, and previously unexamined documents, Horne explores her work as a Harlem Renaissance playwright, biographer, composer, teacher, novelist, Left political activist, advisor and inspiration, who was a powerful historical actor.The reception of European manners books in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century America, particularly Lord ... climbers.1 The present essay deals with changes in twentieth-century manners, comparing American, Dutch, English, and German etiquette books.2 This comparison has revealed several significant national differences, ... the codes of behavior and emotion management of established classes and their good society, functioning as a model for other social groups and classes.

Title:An Emotional History of the United States
Author: Peter N. Stearns, Jan Lewis
Publisher:NYU Press - 1998-01-01

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