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True stories of great American men for young Americans

telling in simple language for boys and girls the inspiring stories of the lives of George Washington, John Paul Jones, Benjamin Franklin ... and others.

by Elbridge Streeter Brooks

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Published by C. Foster publishing co. in Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Elbridge S. Brooks and other distinguished writers for young people.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE176 .B872
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p.l., 11-260 p.
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23370557M
    LC Control Number05032363

    The term Great American Novel (GAN) refers to a canonical novel that is thought to embody the essence of is generally regarded as being written by an American and dealing in some way with the question of America's national Great American Novel is considered America's equivalent of the national term was coined by John William De Forest in a essay. Fleeing Hitler’s Germany before and after WWII, a group of German philosophers and educators planted the seeds of this ideology into our American university system. Men like Georg Lukacs, Herbert Marcuse, and Theodor Adorno, of the Frankfurt School in Germany, were trained to translate the ideology of Marxism from economic terms into.

      From Marilynne Robinson to William Faulkner, these great stories are told from the margins of US life, but they carry profound resonance Emily Ruskovich Wed 15 .   The exploits of discoverers, the triumphs of American inventors, and the achievements of men of letters and men of science, find place in these stories. All the narratives are historical, or at least no stories have been told for true that are deemed fictitious.

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