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Roots of American character identity

Frederick William Dame

Roots of American character identity

from the Age of Exploration to the American Enlightenment

by Frederick William Dame

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, -- 1712-1778 -- Influence,
  • National characteristics, American -- History,
  • Enlightenment -- United States,
  • United States -- Civilization,
  • United States -- Civilization -- French influences,
  • United States -- Intellectual life -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementFrederick William Dame ; with a commendatory preface by Hauke Berg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE169.12 .D337 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23235759M
    ISBN 100773447741
    ISBN 109780773447745
    LC Control Number2009020774
    OCLC/WorldCa344037041

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