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American heritage : August/September 1978, vol. 29, no. 5.

Publisher: New York : American Heritage Pub., 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Catalogs and collections Pictorial works
Personal narratives
Named Person: Carlos Cortez Coyle; Laura Dewey Bridgman; S G Howe
Document Type: Book
OCLC Number: 34126824
Notes: "Sponsored by American Association for State & Local History [and] Society of American Historians."
Description: 112 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: A plundered province revisited: the colonial status, past and present, of the great American west / Richard Rhodes --
Entertaining satan / John Demos --
The obsequious bow: the story behind the Vietnam POW photograph that shocked America / Scott Blakey --
National reflections / Oliver Jensen --
"All safe, gentlemen, all safe": how the elevator forever altered the American skyline / Spencer Klaw --
A heritage preserved: stolen treasures from the nation's archives / T.H. Watkins --
Three flags at Mackinac / Walter Havighurst --
The American pantheon, according to Coyle: a primitive artist's curious tribute to his idols, Wallis Simpson and the first thirty-one American presidents --
Gunboat war at Vicksburg / Daniel F. Kemp, edited by John D. Milligan --
Tuxedo park / Frank Kintrea --
American characters: Laura Bridgman --
The story of the pill: how an oral contraceptive was developed in less than a decade / Kenneth S. Davis --
The way I see it: the civilization that wasn't / Bruce Catton --
In furor hortensis: the Garden Club of America / Wendy Murphy --
The victorian lady and her flowers: a bounteous pictorial portfolio --
Crosswords in history: inventors and inventions / Eugene T. Maleska.

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