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The American future : a history, Simon Schama

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The American future : a history
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The American future
Title remainder
a history
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Simon Schama
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Title
The American future
Creator
Summary
Simon Schama explores the American culture of optimism and its struggle to reassert itself after devastating events and scandals such as 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, Enron, and the Iraq War
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Tone
Biography type
contains biographical information
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303260
Cataloging source
IHG
Dewey number
973.93
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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a history
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Simon Schama
The American future : a history, Simon Schama
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The American future : a history, Simon Schama
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2008 by The Bodley Head"--T.p. verso
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-378) and index
Contents
Prologue : Iowa waltz -- Part I : American war -- Veterans Day : 11 November 2007 -- The fight for the citadel : soldiering and the Founding Fathers -- The Drop Zone Cafe, San Antonio, Texas, 3 March 2008 -- The trials of the Roman -- Taking sides -- Father and son -- The quartermaster general 1861-1864 -- John Rodgers Meigs, the Shenandoah Valley, summer and fall 1864 -- Montgomery Meigs and Louisa Rodgers Meigs, October 1864-December 1865 -- Washington D.C., February 2008 -- Hamilton resurrexit -- American war : Rohrbach-là ̈s-Bitche, the Maginot Line near Metz, 10 December 1944 -- Part II : American fervor -- Atlantic City, August 1964 -- Saved -- Raven, Virginia, 2008 -- Providence -- "Whereas Almighty God hath created the mind free--" -- National sin -- Jarena Lee -- The sovereignty of the voice -- Easter Sunday, 2008, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta -- Great white hopes? -- Ruleville, Mississippi, 31 August 1962 -- Part III : What is an American? -- Twilight, Downing Street, June 2008 -- Citizen Heartbreak : France, August 1794 -- The German threat -- The Chicken Club, south Texas, July 2008 -- The immigrant problem in Texas -- The German threat - again -- The importance of Fred Bee -- Grace under pressure -- Jefferson's Koran -- Part IV : American plenty -- Running on empty? -- Strawberry fields, 1775 -- White Path, 1801-1823 -- 1893 -- The church of irrigation -- Ghost house -- Roll up that lawn -- Windmills -- Epilogue: The impotent angel?
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ocn320953093
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xii, 400 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060539238
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)320953093

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