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A land without castles : the changing image of America in Europe, 1780-1830

Author: Thomas K Murphy
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text explores the shifting history of European attitudes towards America, utilizing British and French writing from the late 18th century to the middle of the 19th century. Thomas Murphy studies  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas K Murphy
ISBN: 0739102192 9780739102190 0739102206 9780739102206
OCLC Number: 237414445
Description: XV, 233 Seiten
Contents: Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Setting the Stage Chapter 3 Early Theories of America in Europe Chapter 4 Thomas Jefferson and French Society: Promoting America from Abroad Chapter 5 Symbols of America in France and England Chapter 6 The Voyage Chapter 7 The Travel Journal in Early America Chapter 8 Space and Land: The Aesthetic Dimension of America Chapter 9 The Issue of Slavery in America Chapter 10 Conclusion
Responsibility: Thomas K. Murphy.

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In A Land without Castles, Thomas Murphy has accomplished a remarkable task: to the European literary discovery of the newly independent United States he brings Habermas' concept of an emerging Read more...

 
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