Heartless immensity : literature, culture, and geography in antebellum America /

"As the size of the United States more than doubled during the first half of the nineteenth century, a powerful current of anxiety ran alongside the well-documented optimism about national expansion. Heartless Immensity tells the story of how Americans made sense of their country's constan...

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Main Author: Baker, Anne, 1968-
Format: eBook
Published: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2006.
Online Access:Available via JSTOR
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