Forging the American character.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hall, James William, 1937-
Format: Book
Published: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1971]
Series:American problem studies.
Table of Contents:
  • An introduction to national character, by T. L. Hartshorne
  • Alexis de Tocqueville and America, by A. de Tocqueville
  • The mental furniture of immigrants, by E. Eggleston
  • The English dissenting tradition, by T. C. Hall
  • The transplantation of culture to America, by D. R. Fox
  • The inheritance of fundamental English qualities, by L. B. Wright
  • Immigration and the reinforcement of the traditional, by O. Handlin
  • Successive frontiers as catalyst, by F. J. Turner
  • Extension of the frontier principle, by W. P. Webb
  • Does land mold character? By C. N. Degler
  • The frontier social environment as key, by R. A. Billington
  • Abundance, by D. Potter
  • Rejection of authority, by G. Gorer
  • The idea of progress, by A. A. Ekirch, Jr
  • The taking of risks, by O. Handlin
  • Mobile Americans, by G. W. Pierson.