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Portrait of the USA

Author: Dennis Drabelle; Maura Christopher; United States Information Agency.; et al
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Information Agency, [1997]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Drabelle; Maura Christopher; United States Information Agency.; et al
OCLC Number: 44287151
Notes: Title from title screen.
Executive editor, George Clack; managing editor, Rosalie Targonski; designer, Barbara Morgan; photo editor, Maggie Johnson Sliker; Internet editor, Suzanne Dawkins.
Description: 1 online resource.
Details: Mode of access: Internet from the State Dept. USINFO web site. Address as of 6/10/02: http://usinfo.state.gov/usa/infousa/facts/factover/homepage.htm; current access is available via PURL.
Contents: Ch. 1. One from many: immigration patterns and ethnic composition --
ch. 2. From sea to shining sea: geography and regional characteristics --
ch. 3. Toward the city on a hill: a brief history of the United States --
ch. 4. A responsive government: separation of powers and the democratic process --
ch. 5. The business of America: agriculture, mass production, the labor movement, and the economic system --
ch. 6. A diverse educational system: structure, standards, and challenges --
ch. 7. A republic of science: inquiry and innovation in science and medicine --
ch. 8. Separating church and state: freedom of religion --
ch. 9. The social safety net: public assistance and health care --
ch. 10. Distinctively American arts: music, dance, architecture, visual arts, and literature --
ch. 11. Exporting popular culture: baseball, basketball, movies, jazz, rock and roll, and country music --
ch. 12. The media and their messages: freedom of the press, newspapers, radio, and television --
National Celebrations: holidays in the United States.
Other Titles: USIA portrait of the USA
Responsibility: editor, Dennis Drabelle ; contributing writers, Maura Christopher ... [et al.].

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