The Americans: The Colonial Experience

The Americans: The Colonial Experience

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The Americans: The Colonial Experience by Daniel J. Boorstin

Winner of the Bancroft Prize

In this brilliantly original book, written for the general reader, the American past becomes richly meaningful to the present.

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ISBN-13: 9780394705132
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/28/1964
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 423,048
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Daniel J. Boorstin was the author of The Americans, a trilogy (The Colonial Experience; The National Experience, and The Democratic Experience) that won the Francis Parkman Prize, the Bancroft Prize, and the Pulitzer Prize. In 1989, he received the National Book Award for lifetime contribution to literature. He was the director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, and for twelve years served as the Librarian of Congress. He died in 2004.

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Americans: The Colonial Experience 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
It was long. It was painful. It was worth it.
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jacke_rits More than 1 year ago
Want to know a TON about American Colonial History? THIS IS THE BOOK!
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