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After the Revolution : Profiles of Early American Culture - Joseph J. Ellis

After the Revolution

Profiles of Early American Culture

Paperback Published: 17th March 2002
ISBN: 9780393322330
Number Of Pages: 256

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Each life is fascinating in its own right, and each is used to brightly illuminate the historical context.

Prefacep. ix
Premonitions and Paradoxes in the Revolutionary Era
Premonitions: An American Athensp. 3
Paradoxes: Culture and Capitalismp. 23
Charles Willson Peale: Portrait of the American Artist as Virtuous Entrepreneurp. 41
Hugh Henry Brackenridge: The Novelist as Reluctant Democratp. 73
William Dunlap: The Dramatist as Benevolent Patriarchp. 113
Noah Webster: The Connecticut Yankee as Nationalistp. 161
Epilogue: New Critics: Toward Emersonp. 213
Notesp. 223
Indexp. 252
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ISBN: 9780393322330
ISBN-10: 0393322335
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 17th March 2002
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.34 x 13.97  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 1