Through portraits of four figures—Charles Willson Peale, Hugh Henry Brackenridge, William Dunlap, and Noah Webster—Joseph Ellis provides a unique perspective on the role of culture in post-Revolutionary America, both its high expectations and its frustrations.Each life is fascinating in its own right, and each is used to brightly illuminate the historical context.
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|Size: ||592 KB|
|Publisher: ||W. W. Norton & Company|
|Date published: || 2002|
|ISBN: ||9780393072303 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|