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A Rhetorical History of the United States free pdf Volume 1 of the "Rhetorical History of the United States" series probes formal and ideational aspects of colonial rhetoric to illuminate textual/contextual interactions and their enduring implications for American rhetoric. Topics such as millennialism, religious freedom and toleration, covenant theology, revivalism, and the British heritage of American colonial rhetoric are explored. By examining sermons, forensic speaking, theological treatise, literary traditions, prayers, poems, and other rhetorical artifacts, these essays help to illuminate the sources of American identity as that identity was formed through the theory and practice of rhetoric.

About James R. Andrews

James R. Andrews is professor emeritus of American studies, Victorian studies, and communication and culture at Indiana University.

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Author : James R. Andrews
Publisher : Michigan State University Press
Data Published : 15 February 2007
ISBN : 0870137824
EAN : 9780870137822
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 416 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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