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Themes in British and American history

Themes in British and American history

a comparative approach, c.1760-1970

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Published by Open University Press in Milton Keynes .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History.,
  • United States -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[the A317 Course Team]. Introduction and guide / prepared by Clive Emsley and Bernard Waites for the course team.
    SeriesArts : a third level course, A317 -- introduction and guide
    ContributionsEmsley, Clive., Waites, Bernard., Open University. Themes in British and American History Course Team.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA470
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39p. ;
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15001347M
    ISBN 100335111785

    American exceptionalism is the idea that America is qualitatively different from other nations. In fact, America, "the land of the free," was formed on this idea. In this category, students will read everything from early American texts to popular song lyrics and decide for themselves what values or concepts are quintessentially "American.".


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