- 30 essays explore the history of American culture at all analytic levels
- Written by scholarly experts well-versed in the questions and controversies that have activated interest in this burgeoning field
- Part of the authoritative Blackwell Companions to American History series
- Provides both a chronological and thematic approach: topics range from British America in the Eighteenth Century to the modern day globalization of American Culture; thematic approaches include gender and sexuality and popular culture
Book and Dust Jacket are Very Good+. Book : binding tight, clean. Dust Jacket is clean and bright.
1836. Small 4to. Full bound leather with entirely readable red and gold title. Year stamped on spine, slightly worn away. Shelfwear with leather chipping in places, some rubbing to front board. Foxing throughout, including title and end pages. Some dust soil to top edge block. Bottom edge of front board bumped.
The son of a Black African father and white American mother discusses his divided ancestry and his place in America's racial society, analyzing the quest for his own racial identity
"8vo. 403pgs. True first with unclipped dj, number line on copyright page. A slight bit of ink, very very slight, on the edges of several pages. Slight soiling to boards, else a great copy of an historic politican's first book.
Eisenhower cabinet member and confidant Stassen offers a personal account of the man and the policies that directed the country through the Cold War world of the 1950s. He describes the major events the nomination and campaign, the Korean War, the McCarthy hearings, the East German famine relief effort, and the 1955 Geneva Summit and reveals Eisenhower to have been a shrewd planner, a gifted communicator, and a seasoned leader. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Rebound in orange leather with red cloth spine labels. Rubbing to edges. 1 of 8 engravings is missing, a few engravings have tears. Considerable foxing.
Ex-library, in blue cloth.
For a Vast Future Also: Essays from The Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association, brings together the most informative and thoughtful articles by fourteen accomplished scholars in the Lincoln field. The essays provide compact, detailed treatments concerning different facets of three general themes: Lincoln and the problems of emancipation; Lincoln and presidential politics; and the Lincoln legacy. Readers of the collection will understand why the Civil War profoundly changed the nation. These essays give insight into how Lincoln and his administration dealt with the profound issues of war and slavery and the continuing legacy of Lincoln and the war.
No book or essay collection brings together the writings of such luminaries in the field as John Hope Franklin, James M. McPherson, Don E. Fehrenbacher, T. Harry Williams, Phillip S. Paludan, Harold Hyman, John Niven, William A. Gienapp, Norman B. Ferris, John T. Hubbell, Arthur Zilversmit, Eugene H. Berwanger, Christopher N. Breiseth, and Michael Vorenberg. Researchers now have these valuable essays available in one volume. It offers the general public the distillation of scholarship supported by the Abraham Lincoln Association over the past twenty-five years. And college and university introductory courses will find this book a valuable summary of, and introduction to, the major issues of the Civil War period.