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Inheriting the revolution : the first generation of Americans

Author: Joyce Appleby
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Details the experiences of the first generation of Americans who inherited the independent country, discussing the lives, businesses, and religious freedoms that transformed the country in its early years.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Appleby, Joyce Oldham.
Inheriting the revolution.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606315752
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Appleby
ISBN: 0674002369 9780674002364 0674006631 9780674006638
OCLC Number: 42643611
Awards: Nominated for Francis Parkman Prize 2001
Nominated for Jacques Barzun Prize 2000
Nominated for John Hope Franklin Publication Prize 2001
Nominated for John G. Cawelti Award 2001
Nominated for Merle Curti Award 2001
Description: viii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Responding to a revolutionary tradition --
Enterprise --
Careers --
Distinctions --
Intimate relations --
Reform --
A new national identity.
Responsibility: Joyce Appleby.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_329046

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Through data on thousands of people, and hundreds of memoirs and autobiographies, Appleby tells intersecting stories of how Americans born between 1776 and 1830 reinvented themselves and their  Read more...
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Joyce Appleby deals with two themes in this book: the historical experience of the generation after the American Revolution and conflicts within American identity. The result is Whitmanesque, both in Read more...

 
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