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Author Shalev, Eran, 1970-
Title American Zion : the Old Testament as a political text from the Revolution to the Civil War / Eran Shalev.
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2013]
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 Floor2  E302.1 .S525 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 239 pages ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-229) and index.
Contents "The Jewish Cincinnatus" : Biblical Republicanism in the Age of the American Revolution -- "The United Tribes, or States of Israel" : The Hebrew Republic as a Political Model before the Civil War -- "A Truly American Spirit of Writing" : Pseudobiblicism, the Early Republic, and the Cultural Origins of the Book of Mormon -- Tribes Lost and Found : Israelites in Nineteenth-Century America -- Evangelicalism, Slavery, and the Decline of an Old Testament Nation -- Conclusion: Beyond Old Testamentism : The New Israel after the Civil War.
Subject United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865.
United States -- Religion.
Bible. Old Testament -- Political aspects.
Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible and politics -- United States -- History.
United States -- Relations -- Israel.
Israel -- Relations -- United States.
Nationalism -- United States -- History.
Political culture -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9780300186925 (cloth : alkaline paper)
0300186924 (cloth : alkaline paper)
OCLC number 803468908