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1st Edition

A History of the American People

ISBN 9780367540555
Published May 20, 2021 by Routledge
1036 Pages 136 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Originally published in 1933, and written by "America’s historian", James Truslow Adams, this 2 volume set tells the story of the rise of the American nation encompassing from economics, religion, social change and politics from settlement to the Great Depression. Due emphasis is given to the inter-connectedness of America with Europe – both in terms of cultural heritage and political and military entanglements. Extensive in size and scope and richly illustrated with half-tones and maps these volumes balance a historical narrative with philosophical interpretation whilst touching on as many aspects of American life and history as possible.

Table of Contents

Volume 1 – A History of the American People: To the Civil War

Volume 2 – A History of the American People: From Civil War to World Power

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James Truslow Adams