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The hero in America.

Author: Dixon Wecter
Publisher: [Ann Arbor] University of Michigan Press [1963, ©1941]
Series: Ann Arbor paperbacks.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wecter, Dixon, 1906-1950.
Hero in America.
[Ann Arbor] University of Michigan Press [1963, ©1941]
(OCoLC)563636351
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dixon Wecter
OCLC Number: 421066
Description: 524 pages.
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.
Series Title: Ann Arbor paperbacks.

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