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Dreaming up America

Author: Russell Banks
Publisher: New York : Seven Stories Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Seven Stories Press 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines the motivations, ideals, and spiritual and material impulses of the early settlers of the United States, and discusses how the American character was formed and has persisted throughout American history, from colonial times up to the present.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Banks
ISBN: 9781583228388 1583228381
OCLC Number: 213599999
Description: x, 127 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: The earliest signs of an American sensibility --
The power of words --
Conquest of the imagination --
Of man and machines --
A very peculiar institution --
The dark side only gets darker --
The shifting center --
What for, where to.
Responsibility: Russell Banks.
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Examines the motivations, ideals, and spiritual and material impulses of the early settlers of the United States, and discusses how the American character was formed and has persisted throughout American history, from colonial times up to the present.

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