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The American Dream: A Short History of an Idea That Shaped a Nation

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The American Dream is one of the most familiar and resonant phrases in our national lexicon, so familiar that we seldom pause to ask its origin, its history, or what it actually means. In this fascinating short history, Jim Cullen explores the meaning of the American Dream, or rather the several American Dreams that have both reflected and shaped American identity from the Pilgrims to the present. Cullen notes that the United States, unlike most other nations, defines itself not on the facts of blood, religion, language, ...

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The American Dream: A Short History of an Idea That Shaped a Nation 2004, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195173253

Revised edition

Trade paperback

The American Dream: A Short History of an Idea That Shaped a Nation 2003, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195158212

Twenty-Eighth edition

Hardcover