Colonial Revivals

Colonial Revivals examines the rise of American antiquarianism and historical reprinting in antebellum America. Not merely vehicles for preserving the past, reprinted colonial books testified to the inveterate regional, racial, doctrinal, and political fault lines in the American historical landscape.

Colonial Revivals
The Nineteenth-Century Lives of Early American Books

Lindsay DiCuirci

2018 | 288 pages | Cloth $69.95
Literature / Cultural Studies / Library Science and Publishing
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Lost and Found: Antiquarianism and the Fantasy of Preservation
Chapter 2. Puritan Redux: John Winthrop and Cotton Mather in Nineteenth-Century New England
Chapter 3. The South in Fragments: Printing Anachronisms in the Old Dominion
Chapter 4. The Letter and the Spirit: Materializing Quaker History and Myth
Chapter 5. Romance and Repulsion: The Imperial Archive and Washington Irving's Columbus
Epilogue. (Re)Born Digital