The Fate of America

The Fate of America

An Inquiry Into National Character

Book - 2001
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Blackwell North Amer
From the Founding Fathers and the legendary frontiersmen and cowboys, to astronauts, athletes, and other contemporary heroes, Michael Gellert profiles the development of the American heroic ideal. This central component of our national character is examined against the backdrop of three centuries of American history. He reveals how this principle has expressed the nation's aspiration toward greatness and its sense of identity and purpose. He describes how our national character influenced this ideal and pinpoints what has caused it to go awry.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, [2001]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2001
ISBN: 9781574883565
1574883569
Branch Call Number: 973 G31
Characteristics: xv, 366 pages ; 24 cm

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