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Intellectual Construction of America Exceptionalism and Identity from 1492 To 1800

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ISBN-10: 0807846317

ISBN-13: 9780807846315

Edition: 1997

Authors: Jack P. Greene

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Jack Greene explores the changing definitions of America from the time of Europe's first contact with the New World through the establishment of the American republic. Challenging historians who have argued that colonial American societies differed little from those of early modern Europe, he shows that virtually all contemporary observers emphasized the distinctiveness of the new worlds being created in America. Rarely considering the high costs paid by Amerindians and Africans in the construction of those worlds, they cited the British North American colonies as evidence that America was for free people a place of exceptional opportunities for individual betterment and was therefore…    
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Book details

List price: $42.50
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 2/26/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 6.12" wide x 9.25" long x 0.53" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Expectations: The European Fabrication of America in the Sixteenth Century
Encounters: Projection and Design in the Construction of English America, 1580-1690
Experiences: The Behavioral Articulation of British America, 1690-1760
Evaluations: The Conceptual Identification of British America, 1715-1775
Examinations: The European Response to the American Revolution, 1776-1800
Explanations: Revolution and Redefinition, 1774-1800
Renaissance Discoveries
Vespucci Awakens a Sleeping America
America at the End of the Sixteenth Century
Invasion of America
Mutiny in Jamaica
A Century of Spanish Activities in America
East Coast of North America in the Late Sixteenth Century
Connecticut Colony Seal
New York Colony Coat of Arms
Design of Philadelphia
View of Savannah
Sachem and Soldier
Colonel Jacque
Tobacco Plantation
Hercules and the Waggoner
Public Buildings of Williamsburg
View of Philadelphia
View of Boston
Town and Country
Community Scenes
John Bartram's House and Garden
New England View
New York City Hall
Tryon's Palace
Faneuil Hall
Charleston Exchange
Redwood Library
Nassau Hall
America as Example
Pennsylvania State Seal
America as a Land of Freedom
An American Settlement
America and Fame
Liberty Displaying the Arts and Sciences
Maryland State Seal
An American New Cleared Farm
View from Bushongo Tavern
Seat of Moses Gill
View of Mulberry Plantation
The Beckoning West
A Settled Rural Landscape
Seat of Colonel George Boyd
Philadelphia Public Buildings
Invitation from America