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Unfinished revolution : the early American republic in a British world

Author: Sam W Haynes
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, ©2010.
Series: Jeffersonian America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Conflicted and complex, American attitudes toward Great Britain provided a framework through which citizens of the republic developed a clearer sense of their national identity. Writing from the vantage point of America's unrivaled global dominance, historians have tended to see in the young nation the superpower it would become. Haynes argues that, for all its claims of distinctiveness and the "manifest destiny,"  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Haynes, Sam W. (Sam Walter), 1956-
Unfinished revolution.
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)747305705
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sam W Haynes
ISBN: 9780813930688 0813930685 9780813930800 0813930804 9780813931807 0813931800
OCLC Number: 611553110
Description: x, 378 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The axials of independence --
"What do you think of our country?" --
"Who reads an American book?" --
"American rules England tonight, by Jesus" --
The politics of Anglophobia --
"Politically free, commercial slaves" --
The money power of England --
"An army of fanatics" --
Breaking the "iron hoop" --
The Texas question --
"Looking John Bull straight in the eye" --
"Brother Jonathan is somebody."
Series Title: Jeffersonian America.
Responsibility: Sam W. Haynes.

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As part of the Jeffersonian America series, "Unfinished Revolution" argues that, for all its vaunted claims of distinctiveness and the soaring rhetoric of manifest destiny, our young republic  Read more...

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