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The epic of America

Author: James Truslow Adams; Howard Schneiderman
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"There is a tradition of one-volume narrative histories of the United States in which the political, military, diplomatic, social, and economic strands are skillfully interwoven. Rather than add to these volumes, The Epic of America paints a sweeping picture of the diverse past that has created America's national story. In this important narrative, James Truslow Adams reviews how the ordinary American has matured  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Truslow Adams; Howard Schneiderman
ISBN: 9781351304108 1351304100 1351304127 9781351304122
OCLC Number: 1005226272
Notes: Originally published in 1931 by Little, Brown, and Company.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover --
Half Title --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Table of Contents --
Introduction to the Transaction Edition --
Preface --
Prologue --
I FROM TIME IMMEMORIAL --
II THE RETURN OF QUETZALCOATL --
I The Men of Destiny --
II A Civilization Established --
III America Secedes from the Empire --
IV The Nation Finds Itself --
V America Secedes from the Old World --
VI The Sun Rises in the West --
VII The North Begins to Hustle --
VIII Manifest Destiny Lays a Golden Egg --
IX Brothers' Blood --
X The End of the Frontier --
XI The Flag Outruns the Constitution --
XII The Age of the Dinosaurs --
XIII America Revisits the Old World --
Epilogue --
Index.
Responsibility: James Truslow Adams ; with a new introduction by Howard Schneiderman.

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