THE FICTIONAL REPUBLIC, Horatio Alger and American Political Discourse.

New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. Item #67008
ISBN: 019507923x

364p, cloth, illus., fine in dj. 1st edition. Alger (1832-1899), a popular author of books for boys, was, according to Nackenoff, a keen observer of the dislocations and economic pitfalls of a rapidly industrializing nation.

Price: $12.50

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