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The Resource Proverbs are the best policy : folk wisdom and American politics, Wolfgang Mieder, (electronic resource)

Proverbs are the best policy : folk wisdom and American politics, Wolfgang Mieder, (electronic resource)

Label
Proverbs are the best policy : folk wisdom and American politics
Title
Proverbs are the best policy
Title remainder
folk wisdom and American politics
Statement of responsibility
Wolfgang Mieder
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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Mieder, Wolfgang
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Proverbs, American
  • Proverbs
  • Rhetoric
  • Politicians
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Proverbs are the best policy : folk wisdom and American politics, Wolfgang Mieder, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-309) and indexes
Contents
"Different strokes for different folks" : American proverbs as an international, national, and global phenomenon -- "Government of the people, by the people, for the people" : the making and meaning of an American proverb about democracy -- "God helps them who help themselves" : proverbial resolve in the letters of Abigail Adams -- "A house divided against itself cannot stand" : from biblical proverb to Abraham Lincoln and beyond -- "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you" : Frederick Douglass's proverbial struggle for civil rights -- "It's not a president's business to catch flies" : proverbial rhetoric in presidential inaugural addresses -- "We are all in the same boat now" : proverbial discourse in the Churchill-Roosevelt correspondence -- "Good fences make good neighbors" : the sociopolitical significance of an ambiguous proverb
Control code
ssj0000229765
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 323 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780874216226
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005018275
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000229765
Label
Proverbs are the best policy : folk wisdom and American politics, Wolfgang Mieder, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-309) and indexes
Contents
"Different strokes for different folks" : American proverbs as an international, national, and global phenomenon -- "Government of the people, by the people, for the people" : the making and meaning of an American proverb about democracy -- "God helps them who help themselves" : proverbial resolve in the letters of Abigail Adams -- "A house divided against itself cannot stand" : from biblical proverb to Abraham Lincoln and beyond -- "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you" : Frederick Douglass's proverbial struggle for civil rights -- "It's not a president's business to catch flies" : proverbial rhetoric in presidential inaugural addresses -- "We are all in the same boat now" : proverbial discourse in the Churchill-Roosevelt correspondence -- "Good fences make good neighbors" : the sociopolitical significance of an ambiguous proverb
Control code
ssj0000229765
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 323 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780874216226
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005018275
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000229765

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