Format: Trade Paperback, 452 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics On Sale: November 6, 2012 Price: $18.95
Gilbert Seldes, the author of The Stammering Century, writes:
This book is not a record of the major events in American history during the nineteenth century. It is concerned with minor movements, with the cults and manias of that period. Its personages are fanatics, and radicals, and mountebanks...
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