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The Course of Empire
The Course of Empire
Author: Bernard DeVoto
Until his death in 1955, critic Bernard DeVoto explored a conception of the American character rooted in the experience of westward expansion. Unlike those who championed the civilizing graces of the agrarian frontier, DeVoto drew inspiration from the mercenary, imperial designs of the fur trade. The Course of Empire, the most elaborate of his c...  more »
ISBN: 224130
Publication Date: 1952
Pages: 647

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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Book Type: Hardcover
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