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The fate of America : an inquiry into national character

Author: Michael Gellert
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, Inc., ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Gellert
ISBN: 9781612342214 1612342213
OCLC Number: 955658836
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 366 p.)
Contents: Two souls within the human breast --
The revolutionary --
The frontiersman --
Contemporary heroic idealism --
The commercialism of America's heroic ideal --
Heroic mania --
The imitation of heroism --
Heroic tunnel vision --
The escape from heroism --
The metaphor of depth --
The historical roots of American innocence --
Jefferson's bastards --
The land of the overrated child --
The metaphor of the eternally young hero --
The explosion of innocence --
The metaphor of America's darkness --
The implosion of innocence --
The sacrifice of innocence --
America in the third millennium.
Responsibility: Michael Gellert.


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