After the Revolution: Profiles of Early American Culture

Joseph J. Ellis

Through pix of 4 figures—Charles Willson Peale, Hugh Henry Brackenridge, William Dunlap, and Noah Webster—Joseph Ellis offers a distinct point of view at the position of tradition in post-Revolutionary the USA, either its excessive expectancies and its frustrations.

every one existence is attention-grabbing in its personal correct, and every is used to brightly light up the ancient context.

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