Facing the Other

Facing the Other

by Linda Bolton
     
 

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Linda Bolton uses six extraordinarily resonant moments in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American history to highlight the ethical challenge that the treatment of Native and African persons presented to the new republic's ideal of freedom. An eloquent and thoughtful re-reading of the U.S. touchstones of democracy, this book argues forcefully for an ethical

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Linda Bolton uses six extraordinarily resonant moments in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American history to highlight the ethical challenge that the treatment of Native and African persons presented to the new republic's ideal of freedom. An eloquent and thoughtful re-reading of the U.S. touchstones of democracy, this book argues forcefully for an ethical understanding of American literary history.

LSU Press

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ISBN-13:
9780807137512
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Series:
Horizons in Theory and American Culture
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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