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Cover of: The American dream | Jim Cullen
About the Book

"The American Dream" is one of the most familiar and resonant phrases in our national lexicon, so familiar that we seldom pause to ask its origin, its history, or what it actually means. In this fascinating short history, Jim Cullen explores the meaning of the American Dream, or rather the several American Dreams that have both reflected and shaped American identity from the Pilgrims to the present. Cullen begins by noting that the United States, unlike most other nations,defines itself not on the facts of blood, religion, language, geography, or shared history, but on a set of ideals expressed in the Declaration of Independence and consolidated in the Constitution...

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THAT TITLE WON'T WORK, James Truslow Adams was told.
added anonymously.

Classifications

Library of Congress E169.1 .C837 2003
Dewey 973

3 editions First published in 2003

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Cover of: The American Dream
2007, Oxford University Press
The American Dream
E-book in English
Cover of: The American Dream
April 30, 2004, Oxford University Press, USA
The American Dream
in English
Cover of: The American dream
2003, Oxford University Press
The American dream
in English

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