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… See more details below

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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:
486,398
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)

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