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The American Plutarch : Jeremy Belknap and the historian's dialogue with the past

Author: Russell M Lawson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Creating an unconventional portrait of the life and thought of an Enlightenment historian and scientist, this study focuses upon Jeremy Belknap's letters, journals and essays, which provide a clear  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Lawson, Russell M., 1957-
American Plutarch.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998
(OCoLC)607017557
Online version:
Lawson, Russell M., 1957-
American Plutarch.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998
(OCoLC)608078334
Named Person: Jeremy Belknap; Jeremy Belknap; Jeremy Belknap; Jeremy Belknap
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell M Lawson
ISBN: 0275963365 9780275963361 0313298947 9780313298943
OCLC Number: 38249349
Description: viii, 173 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The Life of a Cabbage --
Ch. 2. Fellow Travelers into the Past --
Ch. 3. A Religious Dialogue with the Past --
Ch. 4. The View from Agamenticus --
Ch. 5. Essays on Man --
Ch. 6. Journey into the Wilderness --
Ch. 7. Elder Scripture --
Ch. 8. A Conservative View of History --
Ch. 9. The American Plutarch --
Ch. 10. Admonition from the Past --
Appendix: Chronology of Belknap's Life.
Responsibility: Russell M. Lawson.

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