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Invisible America : unearthing our hidden history

Author: Mark P Leone; Neil Asher Silberman
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 1995.
Series: Henry Holt reference book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Invisible America is a visual guide to five hundred years of North American history and culture, from the 1490s to the 1990s, that uses artifacts of everyday life to tell long-neglected stories from our past. It weaves photos, text, and maps into lively two-page spreads that explore forgotten facets of life in each era of American history, from the pre-Colonial period to modern times.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark P Leone; Neil Asher Silberman
ISBN: 0805035257 9780805035254
OCLC Number: 32853063
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 287 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: How to see this book --
Collision of cultures, 1492-1607 --
Colonial America, 1607-1780 --
Chaos and control, 1781-1865 --
The making of a mass culture, 1865-1917 --
Corporate America, 1918-2000.
Series Title: Henry Holt reference book.
Responsibility: [editors], Mark P. Leone, Neil Asher Silberman.

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Invisible America is a visual guide to five hundred years of North American history and culture, from the 1490s to the 1990s, that uses artifacts of everyday life to tell long-neglected stories from our past. It weaves photos, text, and maps into lively two-page spreads that explore forgotten facets of life in each era of American history, from the pre-Colonial period to modern times.

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