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The Promise of American Life (Classic Reprint)


Excerpt from The Promise of American Life Of an essential constituent In our national ideal. The past should mean less to a European than it does to an American, and the future should mean more. To be sure, American life cannot with impunity be wrenched vio lently from its moorings any more than the life of a European country can; but our American past, compared to that of any European country, has a character all its own. Its peculiarity consists, not merely in its brevity, but in the fact that from the beginning it has ...

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The Promise of American Life (Classic Reprint)
2019, Forgotten Books

ISBN-13: 9781330954232

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