American Heritage History of the United States

American Heritage History of the United States

by Douglas Brinkley

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"Douglas Brinkley and American Heritage have done a grand job. This is a first-rate book: fair, clear, and enormously welcome." - David McCullough

"Douglas Brinkley's one-volume history is a riveting narrative of unique people who have come to call themselves American. There is no dust on these pages as the author brilliantly tells our national story with skill and brevity."

In this rich and inspiring book, acclaimed historian Douglas Brinkley takes us on the incredible journey of the United States - a nation formed from a vast countryside on whose fringes thirteen small British colonies fought for their freedom, then established a democratic nation that spanned the continent, and went on to become a world power. This book will be treasured by anyone interested in the story of America.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151291705
Publisher: New Word City, Inc.
Publication date: 04/08/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 300,569
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Douglas Brinkley is a professor of history at Rice University, CBS News Historian, and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. The Chicago Tribune dubbed him "America's new past master." Seven of his books have been selected as New York Times Notable Books of the Year. Cronkite won the Sperber Prize for Best Book in Journalism and was a Washington Post Notable Book of the Year 2012. The Great Deluge won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award.

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American Heritage History of the United States 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
neurodrew on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A well-illustrated and readable history of the United States, largely organized around Presidential politics. There were few revelations in the standard account, but it was interesting to read all the way through the history, and to pick up a few facts about obscure areas of history, like the Gilded Age and the robber barons.
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