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A history of the American people

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Published by HarperCollins Publishers in New York, NY .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaul Johnson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE178 .J675 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 1088 p. ;
      Number of Pages1088
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL696212M
      ISBN 100060168366
      LC Control Number97043698

      Readable and provocative and written with Paul Johnson's customary vigorous, direct and colourful style, A History of the American People charts the sweep and drama of America's history through its politics and economics, its art and literature and science, its society and manners and, not least, its complex religious beliefs. From Walter Raleigh to Bill Clinton, Paul Johnson casts an admiring /5(14).


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--" New York Times Book Review""Paul Johnson's" The History of the American People" is as majestic in its scope as the country it celebrates. His theme is the men and women, prominent and unknown, whose energy, vision, courage and confidence shaped a great nation. It is a compelling antidote to those who regard the future with pessimism."Cited by: Jan 01,  · A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE is an encyclopedic book which covers more than years of social, economic and political history from a British point of view.

It is a very exhaustive account of how several small, dispersed British colonies became the American nation/5. Jan 28,  · A History of the American People - Kindle edition by Paul Johnson. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A History of the American People/5(). Jun 30,  · "The creation of the United States of America is the greatest of all human adventures," begins Paul Johnson.

"No other national story holds such tremendous lessons, for the American people themselves and for the rest of mankind." In his prize-winning classic, Johnson presents an in-depth portrait of American history from the first colonial settlements to the Clinton administration.4/5(3).

Nov 21,  · Complete summary of Paul Johnson's A History of the American People. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of A History of the American People. Writing a history of the American people, covering over years, from the late 16th century to the end of the 20th, and dealing with the physical background and development of an immense tract of diverse territory, is a herculean task.

It can be accomplished only by the ruthless selection. From veteran British popular historian Johnson, an overly exhaustive account of the vigorous and violent growth of several small British colonies into the modern American nation.

Although Johnson (The Birth of the Modern,etc.) purports to present the history of the American people, his account has an undeniably British orientation; No details can be found here of the cultures of pre.

Feb 17,  · Sometimes controversial and always provocative, A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE is one author’s challenging and unique interpretation of American history. Johnson’s views of individuals, events, themes, and issues are original, critical, and in the end admiring, for he is, above all, a strong believer in the history and the destiny of the.

A History of the American People book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a pre historical reproduction that was /5.

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Paul Johnson, in his preface: “Writing a history of the American people, covering over years, from the late 16th century to the end of the 20th, and dealing with the physical background and development of an immense tract of diverse territory, is a Herculean task/5(25).

Mar 01,  · A History of the American People audiobook, by Paul Johnson Johnson’s monumental history of the United States, from the first settlers to the Clinton administration, covers every aspect of American culture: politics, business, art, literature, science, society and customs, complex traditions, and religious beliefs.

The story is told in terms of the 4/5. Johnson's history presents John Winthrop, Roger Williams, Anne Hutchinson, Cotton Mather, Franklin, Tom Paine, Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Hamilton, and Madison from a fresh perspective. It emphasizes the role of religion in American history and how early America was linked to England's history and culture and includes incisive portraits of Andrew Jackson, Chief Justice Marshall, Clay 5/5(1).

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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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OpenStax. You must enable JavaScript in order to use this site.“Paul Johnson’s A History of the American People is as majestic in its scope as the country it celebrates.

His theme is the men and women, prominent and unknown, whose energy, vision, courage, and confidence shaped a great nation. It is a compelling antidote to .