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    • Emerson, Thoreau, and the Transcendentalist Movement

    • By: The Great Courses, Ashton Nichols
    • Narrated by: Ashton Nichols Ph.D. University of Virginia
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The America we know today is so different in its fundamental views about almost every aspect of life as to be unrecognizable to our countrymen of two centuries ago. On issues as divergent as slavery, women's rights, education, the environment, and many others, we are simply no longer the country we were.What is the source of not only these changes, but of our distinctly American way of experiencing ourselves-confident in our value as individuals, certain of our ability to discover truths, self-reliant in the face of uncertainty and change?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dry subject matter made interesting

    • By Ray on 09-27-14

    Regular price: $34.95