American History 101

American History 101

by Richard Rubin
     
 

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Beginning with America's struggle to rebuild after the Civil War to a burst of growth that led to it becoming a superpower, this visually engaging and informative book gives the reader everything needed to know about American History from the Reconstruction to the end of the 20th Century. It follows the transformation of the United States from a relatively small,

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Beginning with America's struggle to rebuild after the Civil War to a burst of growth that led to it becoming a superpower, this visually engaging and informative book gives the reader everything needed to know about American History from the Reconstruction to the end of the 20th Century. It follows the transformation of the United States from a relatively small, remote, and isolated outpost to the richest, most powerful, and most influential nation in the world. It also covers a period that produced some of the world's most unforgettable characters--and some of America's proudest (and not so proud) moments. American History 101 is crammed with special features, including lists of who's who, biographical and little-known facts, and a host of photo's, cartoons, and vintage illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780743458184
Publisher:
ibooks, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.34(h) x 0.17(d)

Meet the Author

Richard Rubin is the author of Confederacy of Silence. He has written for the Atlantic, the New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Smithsonian, and New York magazine. He lives in New York and Maine.

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