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The Scottish invention of America, democracy and human rights : a history of liberty and freedom from the ancient Celts to the new millennium

Author: Alexander Leslie Klieforth; Robert J Munro
Publisher: Dallas : Univ. Press of America, 2004.
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The Scottish Invention of America, Democracy and Human Rights is a history of liberty from 1300 BC to 2004 AD. The book traces the history of the philosophy and fight for freedom from the ancient  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Leslie Klieforth; Robert J Munro
ISBN: 0761827919 9780761827917
OCLC Number: 238741543
Description: xii, 434 Seiten
Contents: ForewordAcknowledgmentsChapter 1 Scotland the Brave: Ceud Mille Failte!; Genesis; The Celts- The People Who Disappeared Into the Shadows; The Blossoming of Celtic Culture; The Thistle Takes Root: Celtic Scotland; Veni, Vidi Sed Non Vici; The Four Founding Peoples and Their KiChapter 2 The Scottish Invention of America, Thomas Jefferson, the Arbroath Declaration and the Declaration of Independence:The Scottish Enlightenment in the United States; The Scottish Mind of Thomas Jefferson; The Drafting of the Declaration of IndependenceChapter 3 The Age of Rights of Mankind: How the Declaration of 1776 Carried World-Wide the Ideology of 1320 to the New Millennium: The Effect of the Declaration of Independence on Scottish and British Political Reform; The Declaration of Independence, the FreChapter 4 Chronology of Celtic, Scottish, English and American EventsEndnotesBibliography and Further ReadingIndexAbout the Authors
Responsibility: Alexander Leslie Klieforth ; Robert John Munro.

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