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America And Americans And Selected Nonfiction

Author : John Steinbeck
ISBN : 9781440626609
Genre : Literary Collections
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More than four decades after his death, John Steinbeck remains one of the nation's most beloved authors. Yet few know of his career as a journalist who covered world events from the Great Depression to Vietnam. Now, this distinctive collection offers a portrait of the artist as citizen, deeply engaged in the world around him. In addition to the complete text of Steinbeck's last published book, America and Americans, this volume brings together for the first time more than fifty of Steinbeck's finest essays and journalistic pieces on Salinas, Sag Harbor, Arthur Miller, Woody Guthrie, the Vietnam War and more. This edition is edited by Steinbeck scholar Susan Shillinglaw and Steinbeck biographer Jackson J. Benson. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.

America And Americans In Australia

Author : David Mosler
ISBN : 0275962520
Genre : History
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A Limey and a Yank who have both gone native down under analyze the particularities of American immigration after World War II and the general context in which the migrations of tens of thousands of people took place. They create a holistic picture of the pattern by integrating individual experience

American Culture

Author : Larry L. Naylor
ISBN : 0897895428
Genre : Social Science
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A case study of American culture as a society characterized by diversity.

America Americans

Author : Edmund Fawcett
ISBN : 0002165198
Genre : Social Science
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Good,No Highlights,No Markup,all pages are intact, Slight Shelfwear,may have the corners slightly dented, may have slight color changes/slightly damaged spine.

Multicultural America An Encyclopedia Of The Newest Americans 4 Volumes

Author : Ronald H. Bayor
ISBN : 9780313357879
Genre : Social Science
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This encyclopedia contains 50 thorough profiles of the most numerically significant immigrant groups now making their homes in the United States, telling the story of our newest immigrants and introducing them to their fellow Americans. • Comprises contributions from 50 sociologists, anthropologists, historians, social scientists, and political scientists, many of whom are from the countries they discuss • Offers appealing sidebars featuring young people who represent the newest generation of American immigrants throughout the book • Provides maps showing where each country is located and photographs that accompany each essay, depicting cultural events and a young immigrant from that nation • Includes a glossary of important terms, a bibliography of sources, and a "Further Reading" section with each essay • Contains appendices of census statistics on American immigration • Presents a chronology of major historical events in each of the sending country's history

The American Revolution 100

Author : Michael Lee Lanning
ISBN : 9781402247309
Genre : History
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Experience the defining moments of the war that gave birth to America The American Revolution 100 brings to life the monumental moments, bloody battles, and influential leaders who gave birth to a great nation. In comprehensive fashion, decorated veteran and military expert Michael Lee Lanning ranks and analyzes the war's most significant events, showing how each affected the outcome. Relive the memorable battles, when a country of citizen-farmers prepared themselves to take on the mightiest army in the world. Learn about the remarkable figures and forces of the time, and decide for yourself: Who influenced the revolution more—John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, or John Paul Jones? Was the Battle of Yorktown more pivotal than the Battle of Trenton? Was The Declaration of Independence more important to the revolution than Thomas Paine's Common Sense? Read the stories of Henry Knox, Thomas Sumter, American militias, and December 26, 1776, and let your own debates begin… Praise for Michael Lee Lanning's history books: "Easily accessible…Recommended reference for the aficionado and the uninitiated alike." ForeWord magazine "Unusual and even witty insights also abound." Publishers Weekly

Daily Life Of Native Americans From Post Columbian Through Nineteenth Century America

Author : Alice N. Nash
ISBN : 031333515X
Genre : History
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Describes daily life in native North America, spanning the years from Columbus' first voyage to the end of the nineteenth century.

Italian Americans Bridges To Italy Bonds To America

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The Viet Nam War The American War

Author : Renny Christopher
ISBN : 1558490094
Genre : Social Science
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This book seeks to reformulate the canon of writings on what is called "the Viet Nam War" in America and "the American War" in Viet Nam. Until recently, the accepted canon has consisted almost exclusively of American white male combat narratives, which often reflect and perpetuate Asian stereotypes. Renny Christopher introduces material that displays a bicultural perspective, including works by Vietnamese exile writers and by lesser-known Euro-Americans who attempt to bridge the cultural gap. Christopher traces the history of American stereotyping of Asians and shows how Euro-American ethnocentricity has limited most American authors' ability to represent fairly the Vietnamese in their stories. By giving us access to Vietnamese representations of the war, she creates a context for understanding the way the war was experienced from the "other" side, and she offers perceptive, well-documented analyses of how and why Americans have so emphatically excised the Vietnamese from narratives about a war fought in their own country.

Researching American Culture

Author : Conrad Phillip Kottak
ISBN : 0472080245
Genre : Social Science
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Applies anthropological techniques to the study of contemporary American behavior

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