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Obedient Sons: The Discourse of Youth and Generations in American Culture, 1630-1860
by Glenn Wallach
University of Massachusetts Press
Paper: 978-1-55849-800-6

ABOUT THIS BOOK
ABOUT THIS BOOK
This work examines how the discourses surrounding "youth" and "generations" in America, from the colonial era to the eve of the Civil War, emphasized continuity rather than conflict. This invested the young with a special responsibility for building a new society that preserved traditional values
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