After the Revolution: Profiles of Early American Culture

After the Revolution: Profiles of Early American Culture

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by Joseph J. Ellis
     
 

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Through portraits of four figures—Charles Willson Peale, Hugh Henry Brackenridge, William Dunlap, and Noah Webster—Joseph Ellis provides a unique perspective on the role of culture in post-Revolutionary America, both its high expectations and its frustrations.
Each life is fascinating in its own right, and each is used to brightly illuminate the

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Through portraits of four figures—Charles Willson Peale, Hugh Henry Brackenridge, William Dunlap, and Noah Webster—Joseph Ellis provides a unique perspective on the role of culture in post-Revolutionary America, both its high expectations and its frustrations.
Each life is fascinating in its own right, and each is used to brightly illuminate the historical context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393322330
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
274
Sales rank:
320,270
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)

Meet the Author

Joseph J. Ellis is Ford Foundation Professor of History at Mount Holyoke Collegeand author of the National Book Award-winning American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Founding Brothers, and Passionate Sage.

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After the Revolution: Profiles of Early American Culture 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I liked this book. It shined light on some less known people of the revolutionary generation that had a great impact on the culture rather than the oft studied persons who established our political system. It was well written and for the most part engaging. I enjoyed it.