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American odyssey : the United States in the twentieth century

Author: Gary B Nash
Publisher: New York : Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Teacher's wraparound ed., multimedia edView all editions and formats
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A history of the United States in the twentieth century, featuring sociological and cultural events, as well as strictly historical, and using many pertinent literary excerpts.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary B Nash
ISBN: 0028221583 9780028221588 0028221540 9780028221540 0028227239 9780028227238 9780195059090 0195059093
OCLC Number: 39396459
Awards: Winner of 2019 Finalist The MAAH Stone Book Award.
Description: 53, 1010 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 30 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: --
Chapter 1: Terms of the Debate --
Chapter 2: Harlem: The Promised Land Part II --
Chapter 3: The Evolution of a Race Man --
Chapter 4: Romare Bearden: American Artist --
Chapter 5: Fame and Exile: The Kootz years, 1945-1950 --
Chapter 6: A Voyage of Discovery: 1950-1960 --
Chapter 7: The Prevalence of Ritual Part I: Arguing Out Loud --
Chapter 8: The Prevalence of Ritual Part II --
Chapter 9: Public Art Making and Collaboration --
Chapter 10: Tradition and Conflict: Women in the Art of Romare Bearden.
Responsibility: Gary B. Nash.

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