History of America in 100 Maps
Language: en
Authors: Susan Schulten
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-08 - Publisher:

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A History of America in 100 Maps
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Susan Schulten
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-21 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Throughout its history, America has been defined through maps. Whether made for military strategy or urban reform, to encourage settlement or to investigate disease, maps invest information with meaning by translating it into visual form. They capture what people knew, what they thought they knew, what they hoped for, and
Double Victory
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Ronald T. Takaki
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Little Brown & Company

A history of America in World War II is told through the lives of an ethnically diverse group of ordinary Americans struggling for equality at home and fighting for freedom overseas. Takaki's revealing book shows that there were more struggles--and more victories--during WWII than most people ever imagined. 37 photos.
From Puritanism to Postmodernism
Language: en
Pages: 455
Authors: Richard Ruland, Malcolm Bradbury
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: New York : Viking

A survey of American literature analyzes its social and historical contexts, assessing American literature in terms of both its European roots and its uniquely American institutions and attitudes
The Promise of America
Language: en
Pages: 382
Authors: Odd Sverre Lovoll
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: University of Minnesota Press

In The Promise of America, historian Odd S. Lovoll tells the story of the thousands of Norwegian immigrants who gambled on a fresh start in the United States. Now, Lovoll has carefully revised this successful book to reflect new understandings of the Norwegian-American past, updating the story to today. Changes