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The American future

Author: Simon Schama; Rupert Degas
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, ℗2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on Schama's BBC series, the historian examines America's past in order to better understand its current political landscape.--
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Schama; Rupert Degas
ISBN: 9781440715877 1440715874
OCLC Number: 365020614
Notes: In container (17 cm.).
Title from container.
"Unabridged Nonfiction"--Container.
"With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container.
Compact disc.
Performer(s): Narrated by Rupert Degas.
Description: 13 audio discs (16 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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-lès-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?
Responsibility: Simon Schama.

Abstract:

Based on Schama's BBC series, the historian examines America's past in order to better understand its current political landscape.--

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