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Author Godbeer, Richard.

Title The overflowing of friendship : love between men and the creation of the American republic / Richard Godbeer
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 254 pages)
Contents "The friend of my bosom": a Philadelphian love story -- "A settled portion of my happiness": friendship, sentiment, and eighteenth-century manhood -- "The best blessing we know": male love and spiritual communion in early America -- "A band of brothers": fraternal love in the Continental Army -- "The overflowing of friendship": friends, brothers, and citizens in a republic of sympathy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-246) and index
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Subject Male friendship -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Men -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1775-1783.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0801895367 (electronic bk.)
9780801895364 (electronic bk.)