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The New York Public Library American history desk reference.

Author: New York Public Library.
Publisher: New York : Macmillan USA, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is the comprehensive yet quick-answer guide to one of the most popular topics in home reference: American history. With succinct, clearly written topical overviews, timelines, and capsule biographies, accompanied by sidebars and illustrations, this single volume incorporates all major events and contributions from the earliest inhabitants of North America to the present age. 90 illustrations. 10 maps.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Zeittafel
Encyclopédies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: New York Public Library.
ISBN: 0028613228 9780028613222
OCLC Number: 34583934
Notes: "A Stonesong Press book."
Description: xiii, 497 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Indigenous peoples --
Exploration and colonization --
Territorial expansion --
Immigratiuon and minorities --
Military history --
Government, politics, and law --
The development of the American city --
Foreign affairs --
Business, labor, and economics --
Education --
Science and medicine --
Transportation and communication --
Religion --
American culture.
Other Titles: American history desk reference

Abstract:

Here is the comprehensive yet quick-answer guide to one of the most popular topics in home reference: American history. With succinct, clearly written topical overviews, timelines, and capsule biographies, accompanied by sidebars and illustrations, this single volume incorporates all major events and contributions from the earliest inhabitants of North America to the present age. 90 illustrations. 10 maps.

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