Pastoral Cities Urban Ideals and the Symbolic Landscape of America (History of American Thought and Culture) by James L. Machor

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Subjects:

  • Genealogy, heraldry, names and honours,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literature: Texts,
  • Urban communities,
  • American Literature (General),
  • Urban History,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • American - General,
  • American literature,
  • Cities and towns,
  • History,
  • History and criticism,
  • Pastoral literature, American,
  • United States

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10316923M
ISBN 100299112802
ISBN 109780299112806

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