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Author Barlow, Aaron, 1951-
Title The cult of individualism : a history of an enduring American myth / Aaron Barlow.
Published Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, An Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2013]
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 Floor3  HM1276 .B373 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description xx, 238 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-231) and index.
Contents Myths, cults, and cultures -- The individual in two American cultures -- From the borderlands to Ulster to the western colonies to be American -- Alone in the wilderness : the myth of Daniel Boone, the reality of the border, the rise of Jackson, and the background of John Brown -- How the other half lives -- The townspeople, the hero, and alienation -- Keeping it all apart.
Subject Individualism -- United States.
ISBN 9781440828294 cloth alkaline paper
1440828296 cloth alkaline paper
9781440828300 ebook
144082830X ebook
OCLC number 842337380