Inc Rowman and Littlefield
Rowman & Littlefield, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc
xx, 194 pages ; 24 cm.
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"In Of Thee I Sing, Ben Railton describes a spectrum of competing visions of patriotism that can be traced across key moments and texts in American history and that comprise a crucial debate in our 21st century moment. Drawing on the four verses as of America the Beautiful, Railton finds four central competing threads of American patriotism: celebratory, mythologizing, active, and critical. He traces each of these competing visions across a series...