The heritage of America / edited by Henry Steele Commager and Allan Nevins.

; Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971, editor
Rev. and enl. ed.. Boston : Little, Brown, 1949.

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Other Authors Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971,
Subjects American literature.
États-Unis -- Histoire.
Littérature américaine.
United States -- History.
United States.
Description xxiv, 1227 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Copyright Date 1949.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 1203-1218).
Summary First hand narratives of American life from Leif Ericson to World War II.
Contents 1. Opening up the continent -- 2. Planting colonies in the new world -- 3. Life in the American colonies -- 4. White men and red -- 5. The struggle for the continent -- 6. The coming of the revolution -- 7. The winning of independence -- 8. Confederation and the Constitution -- 9. Launching the new government -- 10. The War of 1812 -- 11. The hardy frontiersman -- 12. New settlements in the wilderness -- 13. Sailing and whaling -- 14. Steamboat days -- 15. Social life in the early republic -- 16. Man the reformer -- 17. The South and slavery -- 18. Abolition and fugitive slaves -- 19. Westward the course of empire -- 20. The mining kingdom -- 21. Texas and the Mexican War -- 22. Politics -- 23. O Captain, my Captain -- 24. Behind the lines -- 25. The blue and the gray -- 26. Reconstruction -- 27. The last West -- 28. The rise of the city -- 29. School and society -- 30. Business and labor -- 31. Cuba libre -- 32. The progressive era -- 33. Modern politics -- 34. The world war -- 35. From normalcy to New Deal -- 36. The Second World War.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)423783
(OCoLC)ocm00423783
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998,
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