Presidential reconstructions: Mark Twain's Letters From Hawaii and the integration of civil society

Collins, Brian
March 1996
American Studies (00263079);Spring96, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p51
Academic Journal
Recounts the views of Mark Twain on the issue of presidential reconstruction as expressed in his letters from Hawaii. Integration of civil society; Political significance of humor along with literary art; Interpretations of the responses to historical problems; Connection of Twain's assumptions to American imperialism and political competency.


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