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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)

Label
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
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Drake, James David
Dewey number
973.3/1
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Geographical perception
  • Nationalism
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The nation's nature : how continental presumptions gave rise to the United States of America, James D. Drake, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Winner of the Walker Cowen Memorial Prize for an outstanding work of scholarship in eighteenth-century studies."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 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
Control code
ocn785780921
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 402 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280490576
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)785780921
Label
The nation's nature : how continental presumptions gave rise to the United States of America, James D. Drake, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
"Winner of the Walker Cowen Memorial Prize for an outstanding work of scholarship in eighteenth-century studies."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 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
Control code
ocn785780921
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 402 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280490576
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)785780921

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