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The New York Public Library American History Desk Reference
     

The New York Public Library American History Desk Reference

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by Douglas Brinkley
 
The New York Public Library Desk Reference series, a trusted source for frequently sought information, adds an updated and comprehensive volume on a timely subject-American History-to this bestselling series he fascinating history of America has now been condensed into a compact, easy-to-use overview of the nation's development. The New York Public Library American

Overview

The New York Public Library Desk Reference series, a trusted source for frequently sought information, adds an updated and comprehensive volume on a timely subject-American History-to this bestselling series he fascinating history of America has now been condensed into a compact, easy-to-use overview of the nation's development. The New York Public Library American History Desk Reference is packed with information on a variety of topics from military and foreign affairs to education and science. Information is organized into detailed timelines highlighting events throughout America's history, along with numerous sidebars, photos, maps, brief biographies, and trivia tidbits, making this book the ultimate 'look-it-up' book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786868476
Publisher:
Hachette Books
Publication date:
11/19/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.25(d)
Age Range:
13 Years

Meet the Author

Douglas Brinkley is a professor of history at Rice University and a contributing editor at "Vanity Fair". "The Chicago Tribune" has dubbed him "America's new past master." Six of his books have been selected as "New York Times" Notable Books of the Year. His most recent book, "The Great Deluge", won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. He lives in Texas with his wife and three children.

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Guest More than 1 year ago
I think this is the best way for an AP US History student to study for a major exam or DBQ, I used this book solely to study for a test and got almost perfect. It is easy to find any person or events and the separation into many different categories helps A LOT!!!