American Heritage History of the United States

By: Brinkley, Douglas

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To understand where we are and where we may be heading in the new millenium, we must reflect on how civilization got to it's current state of affairs. " - Douglas Brinkley. In this rich and inspiring book, the acclaimed historian Douglas Brinkley takes us on the incredible journey of the United States - a nation formed from a vast countryside on whose fringes a few small colonies made a bold cast at freedom, then burgeoned into an expanding democracy, and ultimately flourished as a world power. From the first primitive maps outlining a New World to the faded daguerrotypes of young men in uniforms standing beside Confederate flags, to pictures of hopeful immigrants arriving at Ellis Island; to the stirring photographs of civil rights marchers, the terrible images of the Oklahoma City Federal Building bombing - the History of the United States offers a stunning album of people and events. This book contains over 500 beautiful images and deluxe custom maps. The jacket has a small tear at each top corner, and is bent a bit at the spine ends. Includes a selected bibliography and index. An over-sized, heavy book.; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Title: American Heritage History of the United States

Author: Brinkley, Douglas

Illustrator: Illustrated by Photographs, Drawings, Letters

Categories: Cities and States,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Viking Press: 1998

ISBN: 067086966X

ISBN 13: 9780670869664

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 001447

Keywords: UNITED STATES HISTORY,