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The Resource The nation's nature : how continental presumptions gave rise to the United States of America, James D. Drake, (electronic resource)

The nation's nature : how continental presumptions gave rise to the United States of America, James D. Drake, (electronic resource)

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The nation's nature : how continental presumptions gave rise to the United States of America
Title
The nation's nature
Title remainder
how continental presumptions gave rise to the United States of America
Statement of responsibility
James D. Drake
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Language
eng
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MiAaPQ
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
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  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
The nation's nature : how continental presumptions gave rise to the United States of America, James D. Drake, (electronic resource)
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The nation's nature : how continental presumptions gave rise to the United States of America, James D. Drake, (electronic resource)
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"Winner of the Walker Cowen Memorial Prize for an outstanding work of scholarship in eighteenth-century studies ."
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-383) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : the historical role of an imagined place -- Scientific trends, continental conceptions, revolutionary implications -- The geopolitical continent, 1713-1763 -- Continental crisis, 1763-1774 -- Nationalism's nature : Congress's continental aspect -- Nationalism's nurture : war, peace, and the continental character of the United States, 1775-1783 -- Ordering lands and peoples : scientific and imperial contexts of the late eighteenth century -- Seizing nature's advantages : the Constitution and the continent, 1783-1789 -- Epilogue : the continent from on high
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xii, 402 p.
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  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill., maps.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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