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The Americans : the colonial experience

Author: Daniel J Boorstin; Daniel J. Boorstin Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York ; Bombay : Random House, Allied, 1958. ©1958
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the development of America from the earliest settlements through the American Revolution, focusing on the attitudes and forces that formed the American character.
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Boorstin, Daniel J. (Daniel Joseph), 1914-2004.
Americans, the colonial experience.
New York, Random House [1958]
(OCoLC)562839902
Online version:
Boorstin, Daniel J. (Daniel Joseph), 1914-2004.
Americans, the colonial experience.
New York, Random House [1958]
(OCoLC)605354225
Online version:
Boorstin, Daniel J. (Daniel Joseph), 1914-2004.
Americans, the colonial experience.
New York, Random House [1958]
(OCoLC)610350569
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel J Boorstin; Daniel J. Boorstin Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 423504
Notes: First volume in a trilogy; the second of which is the author's The Americans: the national experience; and the third of which is his The Americans: the democratic experience.
Awards: Bancroft Prize, 1959.
Description: 434 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. 1: the vision and the reality --
A city upon a hill: the Puritans of Massachusetts Bay --
The inward plantation: the Quakers of Pennsylvania --
The Victims of philanthropy: the settlers of Georgia --
Transplanters : the Virginians --
Pt. 2: viewpoints and institutions --
An American frame of mind --
Educating the community --
The learned lose their monopolies --
New world medicine --
The limits of American science --
Pt. 3: language and the printed word --
The new uniformity --
Culture without a capital --
A conservative press --
Pt. 4: warfare and diplomacy --
A nation of minute men.
Responsibility: by Daniel J. Boorstin.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_326669
991000068669705351

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Traces the development of America from the earliest settlements through the American Revolution, focusing on the attitudes and forces that formed the American character.
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