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Out of our past; the forces that shaped modern America

Author: Carl N Degler
Publisher: New York, Harper & Row [1970]
Series: Harper colophon books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Degler, Carl N.
Out of our past.
New York, Harper & Row [1970]
(OCoLC)557954443
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl N Degler
OCLC Number: 56852
Description: xx, 546 pages 22 cm.
Contents: THE BEGINNINGS --
Capitalism came in the first ships --
Were the Puritans "puritanical"? --
Rights of Englishmen --
Black men in a white men's country --
THE AWAKENINGS OF AMERICAN NATIONALITY --
Country cousins --
Material foundations --
A poor man's country --
Not all colonials were Englishmen --
A paradise for women --
Americans have new rights --
"All of us are Americans" --
A NEW KIND OF REVOLUTION --
Causes were consequences --
New governments in old charters --
Revolutionaries can be conservative --
Conservatives can be innovators --
TO MAKE A MORE PERFECT UNION --
Agrarian imperialism --
More than sentiment --
The factory comes --
Does land make a people? --
THE GREAT EXPERIMENT --
"Let the people rule" --
"All men are considered equal" --
Jacksonian liberalism --
All on the road to Damascus --
THE AMERICAN TRAGEDY --
The peculiar institution --
All slaves are black --
But all white men are not free --
The American dilemma --
BRINGING FORTH A NEW NATION --
A people's war --
Businessmen's government --
A nationalist's dream --
The twilight of the states --
A new world power --
DAWN WITHOUT NOON --
Equality by force --
How black was black Reconstruction? --
Caste will out --
The south knows the negro best --
MACHINES, MEN, AND SOCIALISM --
Revolutionary challenge --
The industrial leviathan --
The Reconstruction that took --
Dollars mean success --
The worker's response --
Nobody here but us capitalists --
OUT OF MANY, ONE --
The widening stream --
Hewers of wood and drawers of water --
Immigrants have votes --
Melting pot or salad bowl? --
Who are Americans? --
ALABASTER CITIES AND AMBER WAVES OF GRAIN --
The lure of the city --
The seedtime of the city --
Men make cities --
But cities also make men --
The hand that feeds is bitten --
The farmer comes of age --
The farmer as politician --
Standing Jefferson on his head --
NEW WORLD A-COMIN' --
Jesus versus Ricardo --
Be it ever so small --
The new woman --
New politicians with old principles --
THE THIRD AMERICAN REVOLUTION --
"Hunger is not debatable."
Series Title: Harper colophon books.
Responsibility: [by] Carl N. Degler.

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