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American civilization; a portrait from the twentieth century.

Author: Daniel J Boorstin; William H Goetzmann
Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill [1972]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel J Boorstin; William H Goetzmann
ISBN: 0070064970 9780070064973
OCLC Number: 1049515547
Description: 352 pages illustrations 36 cm
Contents: Exploration's nation: the role of discovery in American history / William H. Goetzmann. --
Nation of nations: who are the Americans? / Nathan Glazer. --
Freedom and faith: spiritual attitudes of a new world / Martin E. Marty. --
Popular politics: the government of the people in action / Frank Freidel. --
Stages of enterprise: the business of America / W.W. Rostow. --
Changing federalism: American systems of laws and constitutions / Philip B. Kurland. --
Society, inequality, and manners: the new aristocracies of success / Walter Muir Whitehill. --
Teaching the nation: the development of American education / Marcus Cunliffe. --
New-world cities: architecture and townscape / Edmund N. Bacon. --
Entertainment arts: theater, music and film / Richard Schickel. --
Written words: the making of American literature / R.W.B. Lewis. --
Aesthetic America: the problem of reality / Harold Rosenberg. --
Missionary and world power: America's destiny in the twentieth century / Ernest R. May.
Responsibility: Texts by William H. Goetzmann [and others] Edited by Daniel J. Boorstin.

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