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short history of the American people.

Harold Underwood Faulkner

short history of the American people.

by Harold Underwood Faulkner

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL13877350M

The book, `The History of the American People' can be very reliable, because it was written by a very good, professional and famous historian, who has written lots of other good history books. It contains lots of important facts about America's history, and about Woodrow Wilson, his fourteen points, about the League of Nations and Wilson's idea. I wrote my book with the expectation that people will use it as a springboard to stimulate their curiosity about American history. I want to encourage people to go out and experience American history, to have a first-hand look at these unique places that reflect our history and our heritage.

  Of course “bias” has various meanings; professional historians have legitimate biases that cause them to think some thinks are less important than others and thus, since space is at a premium, they leave things out. In recent years efforts to incl. The rise of the word novel at the cost of its rival, the romance, remained a Spanish and English phenomenon, and though readers all over Western Europe had welcomed the novel(la) or short history as an alternative in the second half of the 17th century, only the English and the Spanish had, however, openly discredited the romance.

  A Short History of Quarantine After ab people in Britain alone die in a cholera epidemic in , New York mandates in June .   : History of the American People: Has pages in a tight binding. There is edgewear to the cover and soiling, but no loose pages. Has writing on end pages and some to the text itself. Illustrated with many maps in color as well as b/w pictures. The appendix includes the Declaration of Independence.


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