A concise history of the United States.

by Andrew Sinclair

Publisher: Lorrimer in London

Written in English
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ISBN 100856470023

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A companion to Oliver Stone’s ten-pa /5. This book was quite concise indeed, blazing through the history of the United States at high speed.

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A concise history of the United States of America Susan-Mary Grant Born out of violence and the aspirations of its early settlers, the United States of America has become one of the world's most powerful nations, even as its past continues to inform its present and to mould its very identity as a nation.

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In response to: Cherry-Picking Our History from the Febru issue. To the Editors. In his error-riddled review of our Untold History of the United States book and ten-part Showtime documentary film series [NYR, February 21], Sean Wilentz accuses us of “cherry-picking,” a pejorative term for selecting which facts to include and which to exclude from one’s narrative.

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