xiii, 370 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
9780472116829 cloth alkaline paper 0472116827 cloth alkaline paper
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -353) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The precedent of 1774: the role of insurgent violence in the political theory of the founding The revolution as living memory: Fries' Rebellion and The Alien and Sedition Act crisis of 1798-1800 The libertarian memory of the revolution in the Antebellum Era The roots of modern patriotism: conscription, resistance, and the Sons of Liberty conspiracy of 1864 Cleansing the memory of the revolution: Americanism, the black legion, and the first Brown Scare The making of the second Brown Scare: liberal pluralism and the evolution of the white supremacist right The origins of the militia movement: violence and memory on the suburban-rural frontier An exploration of militia ideology: the Whig diagnosis of post-Cold War America Epilogue: the defense of liberty in the age of terror.