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The Americans, the colonial experience

by Daniel J. Boorstin

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Published by Cardinal in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • National characteristics, American.,
    • United States -- Civilization -- To 1783.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDaniel J. Boorstin.
      ContributionsDaniel J. Boorstin Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE162 .B68 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination434 p. ;
      Number of Pages434
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL867944M
      ISBN 100747401144
      LC Control Number95152529

      In this first installment of his groundbreaking trilogy, The Americans, Daniel Boorstin explores the foundations of American institutions and the American psyche. A history not of famous men, wars and negotiations, but of ideas, cultural formations and the materials of everyday life, The Colonial Experience challenges us to think differently. The Americans: the colonial experience. [Daniel J Boorstin] -- Governor William Bradford, an eyewitness, reported the landing of the Mayflower passengers on the American shore in mid-November Never had a Promised Land looked more unpromising. But within a.

      Very readable prose, his thesis on how the Colonial experience, specifically the practical nature of life as a colonist, created unique traditions across the span of society. This experience informs the nature of Americans and our institutions/5. Get this from a library! The Americans, the colonial experience. [Daniel J Boorstin; Daniel J. Boorstin Collection (Library of Congress)].

      The Americans: The Colonial Experience by Daniel J. Boorstin. Vintage. Paperback. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.   Buy a cheap copy of The Americans 1: The Colonial book by Daniel J. Boorstin. The first book in a trilogy--and in many respects the best of the bunch--The Colonial Experience is an essential interpretation of how the habits of people who Free shipping over $Cited by:


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As I suggest in my title, this plus year history by Boorstin is one of the best I have encountered. Very readable prose, his thesis on how the Colonial experience, specifically the practical nature of life as a colonist, created unique traditions across the span of society.

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The Americans, the colonial experience. About the Author Daniel J. Boorstin was the author of The Americans, a trilogy (The Colonial Experience ; The National Experience, and The Democratic Experience) that won the Francis Parkman Prize, the Bancroft Prize, and the Pulitzer : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Daniel J. Boorstin. Daniel J. Boorstin was the author of The Americans, a trilogy (The Colonial Experience, The National Experience, and The Democratic Experience) that won the Francis Parkman Prize, the Bancroft Prize, and the Pulitzer Prize.

Inhe received the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters for his lifetime contribution to literature. The Colonial Experience is the first in his America Trilogy about American intellectual history; (he won the Bancroft History Prize for this first volume and the Pulitzer for his third volume in this series.) Boorstin also wrote about world intellectual history in his Knowledge Trilogy.4/5.

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Previous owner's name on endpaper, no markings in text. Page rough cut with an extra flap on bottom edge. Slight edgewear, binding solid.the americans: the national experience by daniel j. boorstin Selected quotes and excerpts from part two of Daniel J. Boorstin's epic personal trilogy of the unique American experience, covering the years between the Revolution and the Civil War.The Americans: the colonial experience.

[Daniel J Boorstin; Daniel J. Boorstin Collection (Library of Congress)] -- Governor William Bradford, an eyewitness, reported the landing of the Mayflower passengers on the American shore in mid-November Never had a Promised Land looked more unpromising. But within a.