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Upon the ruins of liberty [electronic resource] : slavery, the President's House at Independence National Historical Park, and public memory / Roger C. Aden.

Author/Creator:
Aden, Roger C. (Roger Craig), 1962- author.
Publication:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Temple University Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (262 pages): illustrations, map
Subjects:
Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Homes and haunts -- Pennsylvania -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Adams, John, 1735-1826 -- Homes and haunts -- Pennsylvania -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Relations with slaves.
President's House (Philadelphia, Pa.).
Slavery -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 18th century.
Lost architecture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Independence National Historical Park (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- Antiquities.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Antiquities.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Discovering the truth: the revelation of ugly history
Re-collecting the past: the complexity of public memory
Displacing the inconvenient: the incomplete story of liberty
Honoring the ancestors: the quest for acknowledgement
Shaping the place: the design competition
Revealing the foundations: the excavation of the site
Telling the stories: the opening of the installation
Continuing the conversation: the legacy of the President's House.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Aden, Roger C. Upon the ruins of liberty : slavery, the President's House at Independence National Historical Park, and public memory.
ISBN:
9781439911990 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781439912010 (e-book)
OCLC:
896872928
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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