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A Transaction of Free Men: The Birth and Course of the Declaration of Independence (Da Capo Paperback)

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The story of the Declaration of Independence - its genesis, drafting, ratification, and influence - is as complex as any great vision and realization. Did it merely sum up the prevailing thought of its day, or was it an advanced expression of uniquely American ideals? Were its signers aware of the Declaration's full revolutionary significance, or did they see it as the rationale for an economic dispute? Such questions face any historian of the period and require an extraordinary control of materials, a sensitive reading of character and text, and a lucid gift for recreating a time more than two centuries ago for scholars and general readers alike.

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ISBN:
9780306803529
Author:
Hawke, David Freeman
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Author:
Hawke, David Freeman
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
United States - Revolutionary War
Subject:
Jefferson, Thomas
Subject:
US History-Revolution and Constitution Era
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Da Capo Paperback
Publication Date:
19890431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
292
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 13.4 oz

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