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Title:
Capture the flag : the stars and stripes in American history
Author:
Testi, Arnaldo.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Stelle e strisce. English
Publication Information:
New York : New York University Press, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
x, 165 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
General Note:
Originally published in Italian by Bollati Boringhieri Editore in 2003.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: Totem -- pt. 1. Worship : the invention of a tradition -- The spirit of '76 -- New cults for Old Glory -- Flag etiquette -- pt. 2. Freedom : whose freedom? -- God and the flag -- The land of the free -- Multiple traditions -- American jeremiad -- pt. 3. Empire : frontiers old and new -- More stars -- Does the Constitution follow the flag? -- Iwo Jima -- Moon landing -- pt. 4. Patriots and dissenters : who owns the flag? -- Desecration -- Patriotic pop -- Capture the flag.
ISBN:
9780814783221
Format :
Book