Witnesses to a Vanishing America: The Nineteenth-Century Response Lee Clark Mitchell

ISBN: 9780691064611

Published: July 21st 1981

Hardcover

320 pages


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Witnesses to a Vanishing America: The Nineteenth-Century Response  by  Lee Clark Mitchell

Witnesses to a Vanishing America: The Nineteenth-Century Response by Lee Clark Mitchell
July 21st 1981 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 320 pages | ISBN: 9780691064611 | 7.27 Mb

Propelled across the continent by notions of rugged individualism and manifest destiny, pioneer Americans soon discovered that such slogans only partly disguised the fact that building an empire meant destroying a wilderness. Through anMorePropelled across the continent by notions of rugged individualism and manifest destiny, pioneer Americans soon discovered that such slogans only partly disguised the fact that building an empire meant destroying a wilderness.

Through an astonishing range of media, they voiced their concern about Americas westward mission. Drawing on a wide variety of evidence, Lee Clark Mitchell portrays the growing apprehensionsOriginally published in 1987.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions.

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