Discovering America: ESSAYS ON THE SEARCH FOR AN IDENTITY Frederick E. Hoxie

ISBN: 9780252063848

Published: June 1st 1994

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272 pages


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Discovering America: ESSAYS ON THE SEARCH FOR AN IDENTITY  by  Frederick E. Hoxie

Discovering America: ESSAYS ON THE SEARCH FOR AN IDENTITY by Frederick E. Hoxie
June 1st 1994 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 272 pages | ISBN: 9780252063848 | 6.39 Mb

The idea of discovery has frequently shaped the way Americans think aboutthemselves and their history. The process neither began nor ended withColumbus. As the contributors here make clear, many forgotten discoveries---oflanguage, self, andMoreThe idea of discovery has frequently shaped the way Americans think aboutthemselves and their history.

The process neither began nor ended withColumbus. As the contributors here make clear, many forgotten discoveries---oflanguage, self, and nature, for example---have been a part of our nationalexperience. These essays also suggest that discoveries made by many neglectedgroups and individuals---among them industrial workers, slaves, nativeAmericans, and Asian immigrants---can be recalled to construct fresh versionsof American history and to introduce a more inclusive vision of the past.



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