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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:   eBook : Document : 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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Genre/Form: Folklore
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Abrams, Ann Uhry.
Pilgrims and Pocahontas.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1999
(DLC) 99010926
(OCoLC)40783786
Named Person: Pocahontas; Pocahontas
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Uhry Abrams
OCLC Number: 607193694
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 378 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Invented traditions --
Myths and history --
Ancestors and commemoration --
Lady Rebecca or the forest siren? --
The landing of the forefathers --
Vanishing Indians and noble women --
Coompact with destiny --
Saints and sinners --
Prelude to battle --
The pilgrims versus Pocahontas --
The pilgrims triumphant --
The myths triumphant.
Responsibility: Ann Uhry Abrams.
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