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Capture the flag : the stars and stripes in American history / Arnaldo Testi ; translated by Noor Giovanni Mazhar.

Author/Creator:
Testi, Arnaldo.
Standardized Title:
Stelle e strisce. English
Publication:
New York : New York University Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 165 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
Flags -- United States -- History.
Flags -- Social aspects -- United States.
National characteristics, American.
Patriotism -- United States -- History.
Political culture -- United States -- History.
United States -- History -- Miscellanea.
United States -- History, Military -- Miscellanea.
Language:
Translated from the Italian.
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.
Notes:
Originally published in Italian by Bollati Boringhieri Editore in 2003.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780814783221 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814783228 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
439904492
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