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What every Amercian should know about American history

200 events that shaped the nation
  • 367 Pages
  • 2.95 MB
  • English
Adams Media , Avon, Mass
United States -- History -- Anecd


United S

StatementAlan Axelrod and Charles Phillips.
ContributionsPhillips, Charles, 1948-
LC ClassificationsE178.6 .A94 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 367 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3672814M
ISBN 101580629431
LC Control Number2003004612

Alan Axelrod, Ph.D., is the author of a number of books, including The Complete Idiot's guide to World War I, The International Encyclopedia of Secret Societies and Fraternal Orders, and the first and second edition of What Every American Should Know About American has taught at Lake Forest College and Furman University.

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Unknown Binding. $ Used from $ 13 New from $ 7 Collectible from $Cited by:   At the end of the book Hirsch and two colleagues tacked on an appendix: an unannotated list of about 5, names, phrases, dates, and concepts that, in their view, “every American needs to know.”.

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I can’t tell you what not to read but I can tell you this there aren’t any books on the Comanche people I would recommend. There is one in particular that is so bad I am still offended that an editor signed off on it.

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