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Discovering America : essays on the search for an identity

The idea of discovery has frequently shaped the way Americans think about themselves and their history. The process neither began nor ended with Columbus. As the contributors here make clear, many forgotten discoveries - of language, self, and nature, for example - have been a part of our national experience
Print Book, English, ©1994
University of Illinois Press, Urbana, ©1994