A History of the American People

Author: Paul Johnson
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Comments: Riveting account of America, the events and people that formed and continue to guide her. Don't read a textbook - read Paul Johnson and fall in love with history.
Description from Amazon.com: [Editor's Review] Paul Johnson, whose previous works include the distinguished Modern Times and A History of the Jews, has produced an epic that spans the history of the American people over the past 400 years. The prolific narrative covers every aspect of U.S. history, from science, customs, religion, and politics to the individual men and women who have helped shape the nation. His detailed, provocative examinations of political and social icons, from Lyndon Johnson to Norman Rockwell, are especially strong. Johnson's text is intelligent and rich with detail, and yet extremely accessible for anyone interested in a reinterpretive... [more at Amazon link below]
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