A History of the American People

✁ [PDF]- Read ₑ A History of the American People  ̼ Ebook By Paul Johnson ᾪ ✁ [PDF]- Read ₑ A History of the American People ̼ Ebook By Paul Johnson ᾪ The prize winning classic work on the post Civil War period which wrenched American society, now with a new introduction by the author. The creation of the United States of America is the greatest of all human adventures, begins Paul Johnsons remarkable new American history No other national story holds such tremendous lessons, for the American people themselves and for the rest of mankind Johnsons history is a reinterpretation of American history from the first settlements to the Clinton administration It covers every aspect of U.S historypolitics business and economics art, literature and science society and customs complex traditions and religious beliefs The story is told in terms of the men and women who shaped and led the nation and the ordinary people who collectively created its unique character Wherever possible, letters, diaries, and recorded conversations are used to ensure a sense of actuality The book has new and often trenchant things to say about every aspect and period of Americas past, says Johnson, and I do not seek, as some historians do, to conceal my opinions This is an in depth portrait of a great people, from their fragile origins through their struggles for independence and nationhood, their heroic efforts and sacrifices to deal with the organic sin of slavery and the preservation of the Union to its explosive economic growth and emergence as a world power and its sole superpower Johnson discusses such contemporary topics as the politics of racism, education, Vietnam, the power of the press, political correctness, the growth of litigation, and the rising influence of women He sees Americans as a problem solving people and the story of America as essentially one of difficulties being overcome by intelligence and skill, by faith and strength of purpose, by courage and persistence Looking back on its past, and forward to its future, the auguries are that it will not disappoint humanity This challenging narrative and interpretation of American history by the author of many distinguished historical works is sometimes controversial and always provocative Johnsons views of individuals, events, themes, and issues are original, critical, and admiring, for he is, above all, a strong believer in the history and the destiny of the American people. Moordspel Voor jou georganiseerd, met een professionele Zoek je moordspel op maat om te spelen bedrijf, organisatie, vereniging, familie, vriendengroep, als bedrijfsevent, moorddiner, stadsspel, teambuilding Digital Juice The leader in royalty free graphics, animations, stock footage, and music for video editing, print graphic design, presentations multimedia design A History of the American People

    • Kindle
    • 0060930349
    • A History of the American People
    • Paul Johnson
    • English
    • 18 September 2017
    • 1104 pages

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