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Woodard, Colin, 1968-
American nations : a history of the eleven rival regional cultures of North America / Colin Woodard
New York : Viking, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E98.F39 W66 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Regionalism -- North America -- History
Cultural pluralism -- United States
Subject North America -- Ethnic relations
North American -- Race relations
North America -- Discovery and exploration
Subject(s) Indians of North America -- First contact with Europeans
Whites -- North America -- Relations with Indians
Blacks -- North America -- Relations with Indians
Physical Description viii, 371 p. : maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-353) and index
Contents Part 1. Origins: 1590 to 1769. Founding El Norte -- Founding New France -- Founding Tidewater -- Founding Yankeedom -- Founding New Netherland -- The colonies' first revolt -- Founding the deep south -- Founding the midlands -- Founding greater Appalachia -- Part 2. Unlikely allies: 1770 to 1815. A common struggle -- Six wars of liberation -- Independence or revolution? -- Nations in the north -- First secessionists -- Part 3. Wars for the west: 1816 to 1877. Yankeedom spreads west -- The midlands spread west -- Appalachia spreads west -- The deep south spreads west -- Conquering El Norte -- Founding the left coast -- War for the west -- Part 4. Culture wars: 1878 to 2010. Founding the far west -- Immigration and identity -- Gods and missions -- Culture clash -- War, empire, and the military -- The struggle for power I: the blue nations -- The struggle for power II: the red and the purple -- Epilogue

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