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The American counterfeit

authenticity and identity in American literature and culture

by Mary McAleer Balkun

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Counterfeits and counterfeiting in literature,
  • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Authenticity (Philosophy) in literature,
  • Impostors and imposture in literature,
  • Identity (Psychology) in literature,
  • Passing (Identity) in literature,
  • Self in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMary McAleer Balkun.
    SeriesStudies in American literary realism and naturalism
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS228.C68 B35 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3402766M
    ISBN 100817314970
    ISBN 109780817314972
    LC Control Number2005017750

    Abstract. Focusing on texts written between and , this book explores the concept of the 'counterfeit', both in terms of material goods and invented identities, and the ways that the acquisition of objects came to define individuals in American culture and literature. NLG, Circulating Counterfeit Capped Bust Half Dollars, – (Keith Davignon and Bradley S. Karoleff) Counterfeit 2 Reales of the Bust Type: Charles III, Charles IV, Ferdinand VII, – A Survey and Die Study (John M. Kleeberg) The Counterfeit Spanish Two Reales: Canadian Blacksmiths or North American Tokens (John P. Lorenzo).

      Amazon has a counterfeit book problem. But it isn’t really a problem for Amazon itself, reporter David Streitfeld argued in an investigation published in the New York Times on Sunday. In fact.   Legitimate and counterfeit currency played a significant role in the Revolutionary War – either as a justification to start it or as part of a strategy to win it. However, to understand the.

      Store the suspect counterfeit apart from genuine currency and release it as soon as possible to law enforcement authorities. If you live outside the United States and want to report counterfeit currency, you should notify the U.S. Secret Service field office in your region. The United States Secret Service is one of the oldest federal law enforcement agencies in the country and ranks among the most elite in the world. With its origin dating back to the end of the American Civil War, the Secret Service was originally founded to combat the then-widespread counterfeiting of .


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