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A Sense of history : the best writing from the pages of American heritage, introductory note by Byron Dobell

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A Sense of history : the best writing from the pages of American heritage
Title
A Sense of history
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the best writing from the pages of American heritage
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introductory note by Byron Dobell
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eng
Summary
For thirty years American Heritage magazine has been telling America's story in fresh and vivid articles tht ahve come to represent the best of responsible popular history. In this fascinating book, the editors of "American Heritage" have combed through every issue to find the most entertaining and illuminating pieces. The result--by turns stirring, moving, funny, evocative, horrifying--is an unusually revealing informal history of American civilization from the first settlements to the close of the 20th century
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American heritage
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United States
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A Sense of history : the best writing from the pages of American heritage, introductory note by Byron Dobell
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Contents
  • I wish I'd been there -- How to write history / Dixon Wector -- "And the mound builders vanished from the earth" / Robert Silverberg -- The hunt for the regicides / Alexander Winston -- "Then and there the child independence was born" / Richard B. Morris -- "In the name of the great Jehovah and the Continental Congress!" / Kenneth S. Davis -- Our two greatest presidents / Clinton Rossiter -- The garden of Eden and the deacon's meadow / Perry Miller -- The battle of Lake Erie / Richard F. Snow -- The peace of Christmas eve / Fred L. Engelman -- Primer from a green world / Walter Havighurst -- Children of darkness / Stephen B. Oates -- Jackson's fight with the 'monster' / Bray Hammond -- Johnny Appleseed / Edward Hoagland -- The minister and the mill girl / George Howe -- The Hawthornes in paradise / Malcolm Cowley -- The Tammany pioneers / Richard Reinhardt -- The farther continent of James Clyman / Richard Rhodes -- Prairie schooner / George R. Stewart -- A barbarian at the Shogun's court / Emily Hahn -- A family divided / Janet Stevenson -- Hayfoot, strawfoot! / Bruce Catton -- The first modern man of war / B.H. Liddell Hart --
  • The unexpected Mrs. Stowe / David McCullough -- Fear of the city / Alfred Kazin -- The great Vanderbilt will battle / Frank Kintrea -- The historian as celebrity / John Lukacs -- The machine that kept them honest / Gerald Carson -- Carnegie & Rockefeller / Robert L. Heilbroner -- Should the historian make moral judgments? / Henry Steele Commager -- Henry Adams in the South Seas / Louis Auchincloss -- "You'll have to see Morgan" / Andy Logan -- The father of Oz / Daniel P. Mannix -- The winds of ruin / C.W. Gusewelle -- The old Fall River Line / Oliver Jensen -- "You press the button, we do the rest" / Bernard A. Weisberger -- The woods were tossing with jewels / Marie St. John -- "Perdicaris alive or Raisuli dead" / Barbara W. Tuchman -- The American game / Bruce Catton -- Big Bill Taft / Stephen Hess -- An Iowa Christmas / Paul Engle -- The world's tallest building / Spencer Klaw -- Still quiet on the Western front / Gene Smith -- Were Sacco and Vanzetti innocent? / Francis Russell -- Quiet earth, big sky / Wallace Stegner -- The conundrum of corn / Joseph Kastner -- Henry Ford's village / Walter Karp -- Why the money stopped / John Kenneth Galbraith --
  • "I am the law" / Thomas J. Fleming -- St. Lô / Charles Cawthon -- The man who could speak Japanese / William Manchester -- When I landed, the war was over / Hughes Rudd -- The place of Franklin D. Roosevelt in history / Allan Nevins -- How we found the missiles / Don Moser -- LBJ and Vietnam / Larry L. King -- "The first rough draft of history" / an interview with Benjamin C. Bradlee by Michael Gartner
Control code
11972445
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 832 pages
Isbn
9780828111751
Lccn
85007516
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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(WaOLN)749912
Label
A Sense of history : the best writing from the pages of American heritage, introductory note by Byron Dobell
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I wish I'd been there -- How to write history / Dixon Wector -- "And the mound builders vanished from the earth" / Robert Silverberg -- The hunt for the regicides / Alexander Winston -- "Then and there the child independence was born" / Richard B. Morris -- "In the name of the great Jehovah and the Continental Congress!" / Kenneth S. Davis -- Our two greatest presidents / Clinton Rossiter -- The garden of Eden and the deacon's meadow / Perry Miller -- The battle of Lake Erie / Richard F. Snow -- The peace of Christmas eve / Fred L. Engelman -- Primer from a green world / Walter Havighurst -- Children of darkness / Stephen B. Oates -- Jackson's fight with the 'monster' / Bray Hammond -- Johnny Appleseed / Edward Hoagland -- The minister and the mill girl / George Howe -- The Hawthornes in paradise / Malcolm Cowley -- The Tammany pioneers / Richard Reinhardt -- The farther continent of James Clyman / Richard Rhodes -- Prairie schooner / George R. Stewart -- A barbarian at the Shogun's court / Emily Hahn -- A family divided / Janet Stevenson -- Hayfoot, strawfoot! / Bruce Catton -- The first modern man of war / B.H. Liddell Hart --
  • The unexpected Mrs. Stowe / David McCullough -- Fear of the city / Alfred Kazin -- The great Vanderbilt will battle / Frank Kintrea -- The historian as celebrity / John Lukacs -- The machine that kept them honest / Gerald Carson -- Carnegie & Rockefeller / Robert L. Heilbroner -- Should the historian make moral judgments? / Henry Steele Commager -- Henry Adams in the South Seas / Louis Auchincloss -- "You'll have to see Morgan" / Andy Logan -- The father of Oz / Daniel P. Mannix -- The winds of ruin / C.W. Gusewelle -- The old Fall River Line / Oliver Jensen -- "You press the button, we do the rest" / Bernard A. Weisberger -- The woods were tossing with jewels / Marie St. John -- "Perdicaris alive or Raisuli dead" / Barbara W. Tuchman -- The American game / Bruce Catton -- Big Bill Taft / Stephen Hess -- An Iowa Christmas / Paul Engle -- The world's tallest building / Spencer Klaw -- Still quiet on the Western front / Gene Smith -- Were Sacco and Vanzetti innocent? / Francis Russell -- Quiet earth, big sky / Wallace Stegner -- The conundrum of corn / Joseph Kastner -- Henry Ford's village / Walter Karp -- Why the money stopped / John Kenneth Galbraith --
  • "I am the law" / Thomas J. Fleming -- St. Lô / Charles Cawthon -- The man who could speak Japanese / William Manchester -- When I landed, the war was over / Hughes Rudd -- The place of Franklin D. Roosevelt in history / Allan Nevins -- How we found the missiles / Don Moser -- LBJ and Vietnam / Larry L. King -- "The first rough draft of history" / an interview with Benjamin C. Bradlee by Michael Gartner
Control code
11972445
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 832 pages
Isbn
9780828111751
Lccn
85007516
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)749912

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