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The American future : a history

Author: Simon Schama
Publisher: Toronto : Viking Canada ; New York : Penguin Group, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Schama
ISBN: 9780670044795 0670044792
OCLC Number: 228667364
Description: 392 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
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 and Louisa Rodgers Meigs, October 1864-December 1865 --
Washingtom DC, February 2008 --
Hamilton resurrexit --
American war : Rohrbach-lés-Bitche, the Maginot Line near Metz, 10 December 1944 --
Part II : Americaqn rervour --
Atlantic City, August 1964 --
Saved --
Raven, Virginia, 2008 --
Providence --
'Whereas Almighty God hath created the mind free -' --
Matopma; Som --
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 Quran --
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.
Responsibility: Simon Schama.

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