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Author Frankel, Robert Perry, 1958-

Title Observing America : the commentary of British visitors to the United States, 1890-1950 / Robert Frankel
Published Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 318 pages)
Series Studies in American thought and culture
Studies in American thought and culture.
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-305) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Intellectuals -- Travel -- United States.
Intellectuals -- Great Britain -- Attitudes.
National characteristics, American -- Public opinion.
Public opinion -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Civilization -- Foreign public opinion, British -- History -- 20th century
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006008622
ISBN 029921883X (electronic bk.)
9780299218836 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)