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The hero in America, a chronicle of hero-worship,

Author: Dixon Wecter
Publisher: New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1941.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Wecter, Dixon, 1906-1950.
Hero in America.
New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1941
(OCoLC)557870972
Online version:
Wecter, Dixon, 1906-1950.
Hero in America.
New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1941
(OCoLC)609821842
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dixon Wecter
OCLC Number: 2489830
Description: viii p., 3 l., 530 p. front., illus., plates, ports. 24 cm.
Contents: Heroes in war and peace --
Captain John Smith and the Indians --
The Pilgrim fathers and the American way --
Poor Richard: the boy who made good --
The embattled farmers --
President Washington and Parson Weems --
Thomas Jefferson, the gentle radical --
Winning of the frontier: Boone, Crockett, and Johnny Appleseed --
Old Hickory --
Lincoln: the democrat as hero --
Lee: the aristocrat as hero --
General Grant and the gilded age --
The dime novel and Buffalo Bill --
Commoner and Rough Rider --
The Unknown Soldier: hero of the World War --
Gods from the machine: Edison, Ford, Lindbergh --
Champion of the New Deal --
How Americans choose their heroes.
Responsibility: by Dixon Wecter ... with headings by Woodi Ishmael.

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