This Sacred Trust: American Nationality 1798-1898
Nagel's classic work deals with nineteenth-century America's coming awareness as a nation and its agonizing struggle to turn itself into a model republic. He perceptively explores the growth of American nationalism in its political, social, religious, economic, and literary implications. The resulting book is a vivid portrait of how America viewed itself, what concerned it...more
Hardcover, 392 pages
Published January 2nd 1971 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published January 1st 1971)
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