skip to content
The American spirit : who we are and what we stand for Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The American spirit : who we are and what we stand for

Author: David G McCullough
Publisher: [New York] : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
Summary:
A timely collection of speeches by David McCullough, the most honored historian in the United States--winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, two National Book Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among many others--that reminds us of fundamental American principles. Over the course of his distinguished career, David McCullough has spoken before Congress, the White House, colleges and universities, historical  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Speeches
Downloadable audio books
Named Person: David G McCullough; David G McCullough
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: David G McCullough
ISBN: 9781508238713 1508238715
OCLC Number: 983201754
Performer(s): Read by the author.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (04 hr., 16 min., 36 sec.)) : digital
Contents: Simon Willard's clock --
Civilization and the city --
The spirit of Jefferson --
Which way forward --
The animating spirit --
The lessons of history --
What's essential is invisible --
The first to reside here --
History, lost and found --
The bulwark of freedom --
Knowing who we are --
The ties that bind --
The love of learning --
The summons to serve --
A building like no other.
Other Titles: Speeches.
Responsibility: David McCullough.

Abstract:

A timely collection of speeches by David McCullough, the most honored historian in the United States--winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, two National Book Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among many others--that reminds us of fundamental American principles. Over the course of his distinguished career, David McCullough has spoken before Congress, the White House, colleges and universities, historical societies, and other esteemed institutions. Now, at a time of self-reflection in America following a bitter election campaign that has left the country divided, McCullough has collected some of his most important speeches in a brief volume designed to identify important principles and characteristics that are particularly American. The American Spirit reminds us of core American values to which we all subscribe, regardless of which region we live in, which political party we identify with, or our ethnic background. This is a book about America for all Americans that reminds us who we are and helps to guide us as we find our way forward.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/983201754> # The American spirit : who we are and what we stand for
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book, bgn:SoundRecording, schema:AudioObject ;
    library:oclcnum "983201754" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: snd" ;
    rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/5054-1/{9AD708F0-80C8-478C-BB95-976EDE7593A8}Img100.jpg'" ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4175955206#Topic/oratory> ; # Oratory
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4175955206#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4175955206#Topic/history_united_states_general> ; # HISTORY / United States / General
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/973/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4175955206#Topic/civilization> ; # Civilization
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4175955206#Topic/speeches_addresses_etc_american> ; # Speeches, addresses, etc., American
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4175955206#Topic/national_characteristics_american> ; # National characteristics, American
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4175955206#Person/mccullough_david_g> ; # David G. McCullough
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4175955206#Person/mccullough_david_g> ; # David G. McCullough
    schema:bookEdition "Unabridged." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:AudioBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4175955206#Person/mccullough_david_g> ; # David G. McCullough
    schema:datePublished "2017" ;
    schema:description "Simon Willard's clock -- Civilization and the city -- The spirit of Jefferson -- Which way forward -- The animating spirit -- The lessons of history -- What's essential is invisible -- The first to reside here -- History, lost and found -- The bulwark of freedom -- Knowing who we are -- The ties that bind -- The love of learning -- The summons to serve -- A building like no other."@en ;
    schema:description "A timely collection of speeches by David McCullough, the most honored historian in the United States--winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, two National Book Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among many others--that reminds us of fundamental American principles. Over the course of his distinguished career, David McCullough has spoken before Congress, the White House, colleges and universities, historical societies, and other esteemed institutions. Now, at a time of self-reflection in America following a bitter election campaign that has left the country divided, McCullough has collected some of his most important speeches in a brief volume designed to identify important principles and characteristics that are particularly American. The American Spirit reminds us of core American values to which we all subscribe, regardless of which region we live in, which political party we identify with, or our ethnic background. This is a book about America for all Americans that reminds us who we are and helps to guide us as we find our way forward."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4175955206> ; # Speeches.
    schema:genre "Downloadable audio books"@en ;
    schema:genre "Speeches"@en ;
    schema:genre "Audiobooks"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The American spirit : who we are and what we stand for"@en ;
    schema:productID "983201754" ;
    schema:url "https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/5054-1/{9AD708F0-80C8-478C-BB95-976EDE7593A8}Img100.jpg" ;
    schema:url <https://www.overdrive.com/search?q=9AD708F0-80C8-478C-BB95-976EDE7593A8> ;
    schema:url <http://rbdigital.rbdigital.com> ;
    schema:url <https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-425/5054-1/3206033-TheAmericanSpirit.mp3> ;
    schema:url <https://hclib.overdrive.com/media/9AD708F0-80C8-478C-BB95-976EDE7593A8> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781508238713> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/983201754> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4175955206#Person/mccullough_david_g> # David G. McCullough
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "McCullough" ;
    schema:givenName "David G." ;
    schema:name "David G. McCullough" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4175955206#Place/united_states> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4175955206#Topic/history_united_states_general> # HISTORY / United States / General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "HISTORY / United States / General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4175955206#Topic/national_characteristics_american> # National characteristics, American
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "National characteristics, American"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4175955206#Topic/speeches_addresses_etc_american> # Speeches, addresses, etc., American
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Speeches, addresses, etc., American"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4175955206> # Speeches.
    schema:name "Speeches." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781508238713>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1508238715" ;
    schema:isbn "9781508238713" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.