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American scripture : how America declared its independence from Britain

Author: Pauline Maier
Publisher: London : Pimlico, 1999, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pauline Maier, one of today's foremost authorities on the American Revolution, shows the 1776 Declaration of Independence as both the defining statement of national identity and the moral standard by which Americans live as a nation.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pauline Maier
ISBN: 071266520X 9780712665209
OCLC Number: 41072232
Notes: Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1997.
Description: xxi, 304 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Pauline Maier.

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Shows the 1776 Declaration of Independence as both the defining statement of national identity and the moral standard by which Americans live as a nation. Maier reveals the origins of key ideas and  Read more...

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