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American Scripture:  Making the Declaration of Independence by  Pauline Maier - First Edition - 1997 - from Twin City Antiquarian Books (SKU: HIUS00163)

American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence

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American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence

by Maier, Pauline

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  • Hardcover
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ISBN 10
0679454926
ISBN 13
9780679454922
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. WYSIWYG pricing--no added shipping charge for standard shipping within USA. White boards, gilt titles on blue spine, xxi, 304, [3] pp, notes, index. Notes with owner's initials on ffep, a few pencil notes inside; birthday card & leather National Archives bookmark laid in. DJ in Brodart cover. Maier discusses the sources, political context, and documents influenced by the American Declaration of Independence, as well as its transformation in the public mind from a political document associated with the Jeffersonian Republicans to a nearly sacred founding document. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 4 oz.). First Edition. . Near Fine/Fine. 24 X 16½ cm.

Synopsis

Pauline Maier was born in St. Paul, Minnesota.  She received her B.A. from Radcliffe College in 1960, was a Fulbright Scholar at the London School of Economics in 1960-61, and took her Ph.D. at Harvard University in 1968.  She has taught at Harvard, the University of Massachusetts (Boston), University of Wisconsin, Yale University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she has been William R. Kenan, Junior, Professor of American History since 1990.  She is the author of From Resistance to Revolution, The Old Revolutionaries , and The American People: A History , a single-authored text for junior high school, as well as numerous other articles and reviews. From the Hardcover edition.

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Bookseller
Twin City Antiquarian Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
HIUS00163
Title
American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence
Author
Maier, Pauline
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine/Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0679454926
ISBN 13
9780679454922
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1997
Keywords
History - United States American Revolution Constitutional Law
Bookseller catalogs
History - United States;
Size
24 X 16½ cm

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