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Alistair Cooke's America

Author: Alistair Cooke
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson Illustrated, 2002
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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Alistair Cooke traces the history of America from the eve of discovery by European explorers to modern times: the young nation fighting for independence and forging its identity; the indomitable  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alistair Cooke
ISBN: 1841882291 9781841882291 0297843281 9780297843283
OCLC Number: 50214546
Notes: This ed. originally published: 2002.
Includes index.
Description: 400 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits (some color) ; 25 cm
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Other Titles: America
Responsibility: Alistair Cooke.

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'This book is as much a monument to a vanishing civilisation as a history ofthe United States.' CONTEMPORARY REVIEW (Feb 03) 'Cooke knows full well thatthe US is no utopia, but is canny enough not to Read more...

 
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