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An A-Z of Modern America

1st Edition

By Alicia Duchak


424 pages

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An A-Z of Modern America is a comprehensive cultural dictionary which defines contemporary America through its history and civilization. The book includes entries on:

key people from presidents to Babe Ruth

American life, customs, clothing and education

legal, religious and governmental practices

multiculturalism, minorities and civil rights

An A-Z of Modern America offers accessible and lively definitions of over 3,000 separate items. The book is cross-referenced and thus provides associated links and cultural connections while the appendices contain essential extra information on American institutions, structures and traditions.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ART / Popular Culture
HISTORY / General