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Thinking America

Taylor, Andrew

Thinking America

New England intellectuals and the varieties of American identity

by Taylor, Andrew

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Published by University Press of New England in Hanover, NH .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- New England -- History and criticism,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Political and social views,
  • National characteristics, American, in literature,
  • New England -- Intellectual life -- 19th century,
  • United States -- Intellectual life -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAndrew Taylor.
    SeriesBecoming modern: new nineteenth-century studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS243 .T39 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23954238M
    ISBN 109781584658627, 9781584658634
    LC Control Number2009047983

      Originally published in Mexico in , Indigenous and Popular Thinking in America is the first book by the Argentine philosopher Rodolfo Kusch () to be translated into English/5(15). Introduction; Confronting the National Debt: The Aftermath of the French and Indian War; The Stamp Act and the Sons and Daughters of Liberty; The Townshend Acts and Colonial Protest; The Destruction of the Tea and the Coercive Acts; Disaffection: The First Continental Congress and American Identity; Key Terms; Summary; Review Questions; Critical Thinking Questions.

    The Secret is a best-selling self-help book by Rhonda Byrne, based on the earlier film of the same name. It is based on the belief of the law of attraction, which claims that thoughts can change a person's life directly. The book has sold 30 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 50 : Rhonda Byrne. Barbara Ehrenreich's New York Times bestselling Bright-sided is a sharp-witted knockdown of America's love affair with positive thinking and an urgent call for a new commitment to realism. Americans are a "positive" people -- cheerful, optimistic, and upbeat: This is our reputation as well as our self-image. But more than a temperament, being positive is the key to getting success and prosperity.

      For Smile or Die, her latest instalment on what's eating America, having cancer was the personal starting-point for an investigation into the ubiquitous notion that positive thinking is essential. (Book Review) R. Kusch's "Indigenous and Popular Thinking in América".


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