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American Honor The Creation of the Nation's Ideals During the Revolutionary Era

Author: Craig Bruce Smith
Publisher: Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Press 2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: What Are Honor, Virtue, and Ethics and How Did They Influence the American Revolution? -- Chapter One. The Old World Meets the New: Colonial Ethical Ideals before the Revolution -- Chapter Two. A Shared Identity: Colonial Colleges and the Shaping of Pre-Revolutionary Thought -- Chapter Three. A Matter of Honor and a Test of Virtue: Riots, Boycotts, and Resistance  Read more...
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All Authors / Contributors: Craig Bruce Smith
ISBN: 9781469638850 1469638851 9781469638836 1469638835
OCLC Number: 1034692559
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (381 Seiten)

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The American Revolution was not only a revolution for liberty and freedom. It was also a revolution of ethics, reshaping what colonial Americans understood as "honour" and "virtue". As Craig Bruce  Read more...

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