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Author Gordon, Tammy S., 1967- author

Title The spirit of 1976 : commerce, community, and the politics of commemoration / Tammy S. Gordon
Published Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource
Series Public history in historical perspective
Public history in historical perspective.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: In the Spirit of the Revolution; 1. Finding a Role for the "Private Sector": The American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, 1966-1973; 2. The Sellabration: Entrepreneurs as the New Revolutionaries; 3. Anti-Schlock: Consumerism and History on the Red, White, and Blue Left; 4. "Resolving the Commercialism Issue": The American Revolution Bicentennial Administration, 1973-1977; 5. "Just pick something and do it": Bicentennial Consumerism and Community; Conclusion: The Morning after; Notes
IndexAbout the Author; Back Cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 7, 2017)
Subject American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976 -- Economic aspects.
American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976 -- Political aspects.
American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976 -- Social aspects.
Public history -- Economic aspects.
Public history -- Political aspects.
Public history -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1613762828 (electronic bk.)
9781613762820 (electronic bk.)