This Sacred Trust: American Nationality, 1778-1898

This Sacred Trust: American Nationality, 1778-1898

by Paul C. Nagel
     
 

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Nagel's classic work deals with nineteenth-century America's coming awareness as a nation and its agonizing struggle to turn itself into a model republic. He perceptively explores the growth of American nationalism in its political, social, religious, economic, and literary implications. The resulting book is a vivid portrait of how America viewed itself, what

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Nagel's classic work deals with nineteenth-century America's coming awareness as a nation and its agonizing struggle to turn itself into a model republic. He perceptively explores the growth of American nationalism in its political, social, religious, economic, and literary implications. The resulting book is a vivid portrait of how America viewed itself, what concerned it deeply, and ultimately, of those forces in society that led to a new spirit of militant nationalism.

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ISBN-13:
9780199728145
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
01/02/1971
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Format:
NOOK Book
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