By Wil Verhoeven

ISBN-10: 1107040191

ISBN-13: 9781107040199

ISBN-10: 1107567289

ISBN-13: 9781107567283

This ebook explores the evolution of British id and participatory politics within the 1790s. Wil Verhoeven argues that during the process the French Revolution debate in Britain, the belief of 'America' got here to symbolize for the British humans the alternative among diametrically hostile types of social justice and political participation. but the yank Revolution controversy within the 1790s was once not at all an remoted phenomenon. the debate all started with the yankee hindrance debate of the 1760s and 1770s, which overlapped with a much wider Enlightenment debate approximately transatlantic utopianism. All of those debates have been established within the fabric international at the availability of immense amounts of inexpensive American land. Verhoeven investigates the relation that existed in the course of the eighteenth century among American soil and the discourse of transatlantic utopianism: among the United States as a actual, geographical house, and 'America' as a utopian/dystopian idea-image.

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