The Story of America: Essays on Origins

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The Story of America

ESSAYS ON ORIGINS

Jill Lepore

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS
PRINCETON AND OXFORD

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - Here He Lyes 17
  • 2 - A Pilgrim Passed I 31
  • 3 - The Way to Wealth 44
  • 4 - The Age of Paine 59
  • 5 - We the Parchment 72
  • 6 - I.O.U 91
  • 7 - A Nue Merrykin Dikshunary 111
  • 8 - His Highness 130
  • 9 - Man of the People 146
  • 10 - Pickwick in America 159
  • 11 - The Humbug 178
  • 12 - President Tom's Cabin 197
  • 13 - Pride of the Prairie 209
  • 14 - Longfellow's Ride 220
  • 15 - Rock, Paper, Scissors 240
  • 16 - Objection 254
  • 17 - Chan, the Man 268
  • 18 - The Uprooterd 279
  • 19 - Rap Sheet 291
  • 20 - To Wit 304
  • Notes 319
  • Index 399
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