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Title:
Forging the American character.
Author:
Hall, James William, 1937- , compiler.
Publication Information:
New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1971]
Physical Description:
128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
An introduction to national character, by T. L. Hartshorne.--Alexis de Tocqueville and America, by A. de Tocqueville.--The mental furniture of immigrants, by E. Eggleston.--The English dissenting tradition, by T. C. Hall.--The transplantation of culture to America, by D. R. Fox.--The inheritance of fundamental English qualities, by L. B. Wright.--Immigration and the reinforcement of the traditional, by O. Handlin.--Successive frontiers as catalyst, by F. J. Turner.--Extension of the frontier principle, by W. P. Webb.--Does land mold character? By C. N. Degler.--The frontier social environment as key, by R. A. Billington.--Abundance, by D. Potter.--Rejection of authority, by G. Gorer.--The idea of progress, by A. A. Ekirch, Jr.--The taking of risks, by O. Handlin.--Mobile Americans, by G. W. Pierson.
ISBN:
9780030775406
Format :
Book