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Observing America
Robert Perry Frankel

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Observing America
the commentary of British visitors to the United States, 1890-1950
Robert Frankel.

Published 2007 by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

The plight of the cities : W.T. Stead and 1890s urban America
The bonds of blood : W.T. Stead's vision of Anglo-American unity at the turn of the century
The promise of America : H.G. Wells and the progressive era
The global stage : H.G. Wells on America's emergence in the First World War
Main street America : G.K. Chesterton and the culture of the United States in the 1920s
The new deals : Harold Laski, H.G. Wells, and Roosevelt's America versus Stalin's Russia
The businessman's America : Harold Laski's view of the United States in the 1940s
Conclusion : lost republic, lost tradition.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-305) and index.

Studies in American thought and culture


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E169.1 .F828 2007

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xvi, 318 p. ;
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