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A companion to American thought

Author: Richard Wightman Fox; James T Kloppenberg
Publisher: Oxford, U.K. ; Cambridge, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1995.
Series: Blackwell reference.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book assesses the whole sweep of American thought from the colonial era to the present day. Some two hundred and fifty scholars - from history, literature, religion, philosophy, political theory, and the social sciences - have written original essays on pivotal topics and figures in the history of American intellectual endeavor and achievement. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
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Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Wightman Fox; James T Kloppenberg
ISBN: 1557862680 9781557862686 0631206566 9780631206569
OCLC Number: 30593316
Description: xv, 804 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: List of Contributors. Introduction. How to use this Book. Dictionary Entries A-Z. Index.
Series Title: Blackwell reference.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Wightman Fox and James T. Kloppenberg.

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