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Philip Gould. Writing the Rebellion: Loyalists and the Literature of Politics in British America. Oxford University Press, 2013.

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Writing the Rebellion presents a cultural history of loyalist writing in early America. There has been a spate of related works recently, but Philip Gould’s narrative offers a completely different view of the loyalist/patriot contentions than appears in any of these accounts. 228 more words


Thomas Paine

” The trade of governing has always been monopolized by the most ignorant and the most rascally individuals of mankind.”

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The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.

-Thomas Paine

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How Advertising Helped Write History, Part 1

Imagine standing in the dead center of Times Square. Aggressive flashing lights, pulses, and neon words play tug-o-war for your attention. Inviting music oozes from the glare of what seems like a thousand restaurants as errant street vendors grapple to be heard above the din. 737 more words


Humboldt: The Annotated Edition Soundcloud file

Visual art plays an important role in Humboldt: Or, The Power of Positive Thinking.¬†The novel references many real works of art, such as Robert Indiana’s sculpture¬† 457 more words


U.S.A. A Christian Nation?

Secular State with Religious Freedom

The foundation of the USA is based on freedom and liberty. This includes religion making it impossible to be a Christian nation. 622 more words