Stephanson explores the origins of Manifest Destiny–the American idea of providential and historical chosenness–and shows how and why it has been invoked. Anders Stephanson examines the consequences of this idea over more than three hundred years of history, as Manifest Destiny drove the westward settlement. Manifest Destiny: American Expansion and the Empire of Right. By Anders Stephanson. Hill And Wang, pp. $ Purchase. This provocative.
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Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. He traces the roots of Manifest Destiny from the British settlement of North America and the rise of Puritanism through Woodrow Wilson’s efforts to “make the world safe for democracy” and Ronald Reagan’s struggle against the “evil empire” of the Soviet Union.
Anders Stephanson examines the consequences of this idea over more than three hundred years of history, as Manifest Destiny drove the westward settlement to the Pacific, defining the stubborn belief in the superiority of white people and denigrating Native Americans and other people of color. Includes bibliographical references p.
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Not much new here, but it’s destlny to have the issue of manifest destiny in American history handily located in one slim text. Fascinating overview of the ideological foundations of American expansionism as encapsulated in the phrase ‘manifest destiny.
Lauren rated it liked it Jan 30, We kept records; it all began, and continued, in a time much closer to now than did, say, the Celts pushing the Romans out of France, or the Chinese pushing some other, smaller group out of the way. Hill and Wang, These 4 locations in New South Wales: Return to Book Page. References to this book Colonial Photography and Exhibitions: Related articles in Google Scholar.
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Stephanson explores the origins of Manifest Destiny–the American idea of providential and historical chosenness–and shows how and why it has been invoked over the past three hundred years.
Separate different tags with a comma. Both images, Stephanson argues, square badly with what actually took place in North America.
This stance of manifest destiny really takes advantage of the religious implications of the term and makes a strong argument for the power of religious ideology in the nineteenth century. Home Stephansson editionEnglish, Book edition: