A Straight Deal or The Ancient Grudge 1st Edition in Dust Jacket 1920 by Owen Wister - History, Politics, Anglo American Relations


Title: A Straight Deal or The Ancient Grudge

Author: Owen Wister

Description: First Edition, first printing (March, 1920). Red cloth boards with front paste-on and title block on spine. Light wear to head and foot of spine; corners very slightly bumped. Interior clean. Dust jacket has some chipping, mostly at head and foot of spine and corners; not clipped. DJ in clear archival sleeve. vii, 287 pp. 7.5 x 5.5 inches.

Wister's analysis of the various anti-English sentiments in the United States that were based on historical grievances, American school textbook propaganda, and differences in customers and traditions. He makes his case for a more accurate understanding of historical connections and advocates for the building of stronger cultural ties and better foreign relations with Britain through our natural kinship with her in liberty as in law.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Good

Publisher: Macmillan Company
Place: New York
Year: 1920

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: Anglo-American relations, United Stated, anti-English sentiment, England, Britain, UK, foreign relations, American history, history, cultural ties, allies,

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