Linda Bolton uses six extraordinarily resonant moments in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American history to highlight the ethical challenge that the treatment of Native and African persons presented to the new republic's ideal of freedom. An eloquent and thoughtful re-reading of the U.S. touchstones of democracy, this book argues forcefully for an ethical understanding of American literary history.
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|Size: ||1.3 MB|
|Publisher: ||LSU Press|
|Date published: || 2010|
|ISBN: ||9780807146170 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|