Memory's Nation: The Place of Plymouth Rock
Browne, Ray, Journal of American & Comparative Cultures
Memory's Nation: The Place of Plymouth Rock. John Seelye. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.
Rocks and stones have always played a prominent role in civilizations-from "canvases" on which to scratch outlines of animals and people, to arranged piles dedicated to religious ends, to massive pyramids providing platforms for religious purposes, to "books" like the Roseta Stone which to provide comparative writing that would unlock the secret of Egypt's past. America, too, has had its own "Roseta Stone," in the form of Plymouth Rock, which although not graced with any writing or even any traces of footsteps, has been glorified into the most famous and most useful …
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Publication information: Article title: Memory's Nation: The Place of Plymouth Rock. Contributors: Browne, Ray - Author. Journal title: Journal of American & Comparative Cultures. Volume: 23. Issue: 2 Publication date: Summer 2000. Page number: 95. © American Culture Association Fall 2001. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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