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History American People

Norman K. Risjord

History American People

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Published by Holt Rinehart and Winston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - General,
  • Children"s All Ages - History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9938446M
    ISBN 100030026571
    ISBN 109780030026577
    OCLC/WorldCa37532941


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--" New York Times Book Review""Paul Johnson's" The History of the American People" is as majestic in its scope as the country it celebrates.

His theme is the men and women, prominent and unknown, whose energy, vision, courage and confidence shaped History American People book great nation. It is a compelling antidote to those who regard the future with pessimism."Cited by:   This book is an excellent general history of the US, one which accents the cultural development of this nation.

It is an antidote to the puerile trash "People's History" (Howard Zinn), a book unfortunately used as a textbook in some school districts/5. Howard Zinn (–) was a historian, playwright, and social activist. In addition to A People’s History of the United States, which has sold more than two million copies, he is the author of numerous books including The People Speak, Passionate Declarations, and the autobiography, You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving by:   The title of Howard Zinn’s book includes three keywords, People, History and United States.

The three keywords are the central topic of what Howard Zinn talks about in A People’s History of the United States. Unlike Johnson, Howard Zinn jumps straight into facts about the beginning History American People book the history of the United States.

: History of the American People: Has pages in a tight binding. There is edgewear to the cover and soiling, but no loose pages. Has writing on end pages and some to the text itself.

Illustrated History American People book many maps in color as well as b/w pictures. The appendix includes the Declaration of IndependencePrice: $ For 70 years, American Heritage has been the leading magazine of U.S.

history, politics, and culture. Read more >> The magazine was forced to suspend print publication inbut a group of volunteers saved the archives and relaunched it in digital form in A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE by Paul Johnson ‧ RELEASE DATE: March 1, From veteran British popular historian Johnson, an overly exhaustive account of the vigorous and violent growth of several small British colonies into the modern American nation.

In short, I entered the study of American history through the back door. But I also got to know about it directly during the research for a number of books I wrote in these years: A History of Christianity, A History o f the Jews, Modern Times: the World from the Twenties to the Nineties, and The Birth o f the Modern: World Society, — Ch 20 The New Frontier and the Great Society.

Kennedy and the Cold War - pg. The New Frontier - pg. The Great Society - pg. Complete summary of Paul Johnson's A History of the American People. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of A History of the American People. Howard Zinn’s radical revisionist ‘history’ book, 'A People’s History' of The United States, is the new normal in the American education system.

Buy A History of the American People Unabridged by Johnson, Paul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, by Paul Johnson, HarperCollins, 1, pages, $ British journalist Paul Johnson has undertaken as his latest project nothing less than a massive history of the United States–a country he calls “endlessly varied, multicolored and multiracial, immensely materialistic and overwhelmingly idealistic, ceaselessly innovative, thrusting, grabbing, buttonholing.

A study of the history of America. The date of the start of the history of the United States is a subject of debate among historians. Older textbooks start with the arrival of Christopher Columbus in and emphasize the European background, or they start around and emphasize the American frontier.

Widely circulated across American universities today — and a title that will likely inspire you cheer or groan, depending on what politically-charged camp you. Meet the Most Significant Americans of All Time A new, special issue of Smithsonian magazine attempts the impossible: to list out the most significant people in United States history.

The history books we loved most in span centuries, nations and wars. From womanhood to nationhood, they challenge the construction. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, Finely bound set of Wilson's history of the American people.

Octavo, 5 volumes, bound in three quarters morocco, gilt titles to the spine, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, contains numerous plates and illustrations. In near fine condition. A very sharp set. "The creation of the United States of America is the greatest of all human adventures," begins Paul Johnson.

"No other national story holds such tremendous lessons, for the American people themselves and for the rest of mankind." In his prize-winning classic, Johnson presents an in-depth portrait of American history from the first colonial settlements to the Clinton administration.4/5(7).

The History of the American People by Charles A. Beard and William C. Bagley by Charles A. Beard and William C. Bagley and a great selection of related books, art. Johnson's monumental history of the United States, from the first settlers to the Clinton administration, covers every aspect of American culture: politics, business, art, literature, science, society and customs, complex traditions, and religious beliefs.

But he was born in antebellum Virginia in and lived in Georgia during the Civil War. His parents supported the Confederacy, and Wilson’s five-volume history textbook, A. Immediately download the Paul Johnson: the History of the American People summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Paul Johnson: the History of the American People.

Sometimes controversial and always provocative, A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE is one author’s challenging and unique interpretation of American history. Johnson’s views of individuals, events, themes, and issues are original, critical, and in the end admiring, for he is, above all, a strong believer in the history and the destiny of the /5(29).

A History of the American People by Paul Johnson. Harper Perennial. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have.

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Access expert-verified solutions and one-sheeters with no ads. Upgrade $4/mo. Access college textbooks, expert-verified solutions, and one-sheeters. Upgrade $8/mo >. We have divided American history into a number of comparatively large periods, and within each period we have dealt with a series of major topics.

This method necessitates some repetition, but in a book that is designed for students repetition in our view is an asset rather than a defect. Johnson’s monumental history of the United States, from the first settlers to the Clinton administration, covers every aspect of American culture: politics, business, art, literature, science, society and customs, complex traditions, and religious beliefs.

The story is told in terms of the men and women who shaped and led the nation and the ordinary people who collectively created its. Sometimes controversial and always provocative, A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE is one author's challenging and unique interpretation of American history.

Johnson's views of individuals, events, themes, and issues are original, critical, and in the end admiring, for he is, above all, a strong believer in the history and the destiny of the.

My book makes American history accessible by integrating theme, chronology, and geography. Readers may start with the first chapter, on the National Mall in Washington, DC, a central place where these themes come together.

The next forty-nine essays are in chronological order. As a public historian, how easy is it to get people interested in. Johnson's history presents John Winthrop, Roger Williams, Anne Hutchinson, Cotton Mather, Franklin, Tom Paine, Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Hamilton, and Madison from a fresh perspective.

It emphasizes the role of religion in American history and how early America was linked to England's history and culture and includes incisive portraits of Andrew Jackson, Chief Justice Marshall, Clay 5/5(1).

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Nevertheless, African Americans have made basic and lasting contributions to American history and culture. Learn about the DuSable Museum of African American History A discussion of the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago, from the documentary Riches, Rivals & Radicals: Years of Museums in America.

It is not known when the first people arrived in the Americas. Some archaeologists (scientists who study the remains of past human lives) believe it might have been about BC.

Over thousands of years, as they migrated across the continents, American Indians have developed a wide range of languages, customs, and civilizations. Zinn’s book, widely used in schools since it was published inis credited for helping popularize a bottom-up approach to history, as an alternative to telling the story of the U.S.

via the. Bya total of 28 prizes in 16 categories were given annually through the renamed American Book Awards The category expansion eventually seemed to diffuse the impact of the Awards, and so in the late s the National Book Awards name was reinstated, and the categories were limited to Fiction and Nonfiction, with the Poetry category being.

Literature has existed in the Americas for as long as the people who lived there have been telling stories. Native American cultures have a rich history of oral literature.

Mayan books from as far back as the 5th century are known, and it is believed that the Maya started writing things down centuries before that.

As a specific discipline viewed through the lens of European literature.