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Early American Almanac Humor

Author: Robert K. Dodge

Publisher: Popular Press

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Category: Humor

Page: 172

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This collection is a selection of comic items from almanacs published between 1776 and 1800. Dodge uses his smooth, astute writing style to unfold the humor in a section of American Heritage. The eight chapters are categorized by subject, including "Comic American Heroes," "The Tall Tale," and "Men, Women, Marriage, and Sex."

An American Icon

Brother Jonathan and American Identity

Author: Winifred Morgan

Publisher: University of Delaware Press

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 225

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The top hat and stars and stripes that characterize Uncle Sam today were first worn by Yankee actors portraying Brother Jonathan. This book explores the complex emblematic function of the Brother Jonathan figure and its changing meaning through the decades and in a multitude of popular media.

The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature

Author: Steven R. Serafin

Publisher: A&C Black

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Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1305

View: 509

More than ten years in the making, this comprehensive single-volume literary survey is for the student, scholar, and general reader. The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature represents a collaborative effort, involving 300 contributors from across the US and Canada. Composed of more than 1,100 signed biographical-critical entries, this Encyclopedia serves as both guide and companion to the study and appreciation of American literature. A special feature is the topical article, of which there are 70.

Autobiography in Early Modern England

Author: Adam Smyth

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 222

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Explores life-writing forms - almanacs, financial accounts, commonplace books and parish registers - which emerged during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Mathematical Works Printed in the Americas, 1554–1700

Author: Bruce Stanley Burdick

Publisher: JHU Press

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Category: Mathematics

Page: 392

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As such, the book will challenge us to rethink the history of mathematics on the American continents.

The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year ...

Author: Jared Sparks

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Category: Almanacs, American

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THE AMERICAN ALMANAC AND REPOSITORY OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE, FOR THE YEAR 1836.

Author: CHARLES BOWEN

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the american almanac and repository of useful knowledge for the year 1833

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Eighteenth-century prints in Colonial America

to educate and decorate

Author: Joan D. Dolmetsch

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Category: Art

Page: 206

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The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge

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Category: Almanacs, American

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