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The Pilgrims and Pocahontas : rival myths of American origin

Author: Ann Uhry Abrams
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fascinating comparative study of two myths that have shaped American culture not only at Thanksgiving and in the recent Disney film, Pocahontas, but also in the division between North and South in  Read more...

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Named Person: Pocahontas.; Pocahontas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Uhry Abrams
ISBN: 0813334977 9780813334974
OCLC Number: 246070629
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 347 - 361.
Description: XXII, 378 Seiten
Contents: Introduction Exploring the Myths * Invented Traditions * Myths and History * Ancestors and Commemoration Articulating the Myths * Lady Rebecca or the Forest Siren? * The Landing of the Forefathers * Vanishing Indians and Noble Women * Compact with Destiny Combating the Myths * Saints and Sinners * Prelude to Battle * The Pilgrims Versus Pocahontas Transforming the Myths * The Pilgrims Triumphant * The Myths Triumphant
Responsibility: Ann Uhry Abrams.
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