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Sentimental democracy

the evolution of America"s romantic self-image

by Andrew Burstein

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Published by Hill and Wang in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Enlightenment -- United States.,
    • Political culture -- United States -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Political culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • National characteristics, American.,
    • Democracy -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.,
    • Sentimentalism -- United States -- History.,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 1783-1865.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [389]-397) and index.

      StatementAndrew Burstein.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE163 .B88 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 406 p. ;
      Number of Pages406
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL388724M
      ISBN 100809085356
      LC Control Number98052046

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