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The Resource The Story of America : Essays on Origins

The Story of America : Essays on Origins

Label
The Story of America : Essays on Origins
Title
The Story of America
Title remainder
Essays on Origins
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In The Story of America, Harvard historian and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore investigates American origin stories--from John Smith's account of the founding of Jamestown in 1607 to Barack Obama's 2009 inaugural address--to show how American democracy is bound up with the history of print. Over the centuries, Americans have read and written their way into a political culture of ink and type. Part civics primer, part cultural history, The Story of America excavates the origins of everything from the paper ballot and the Constitution to the I.O.U. and the dicti
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Politics and government
  • United States
  • Cultuur
  • Bellettrie
  • Amerikaans
  • Politieke cultuur
  • Politieke communicatie
  • Verenigde Staten
Label
The Story of America : Essays on Origins
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; 1. Here He Lyes; 2. A Pilgrim Passed I; 3. The Way to Wealth; 4. The Age of Paine; 5. We the Parchment; 6. I.O.U.; 7. A Nue Merrykin Dikshunary; 8. His Highness; 9. Man of the People; 10. Pickwick in America; 11. The Humbug; 12. President Tom's Cabin; 13. Pride of the Prairie; 14. Longfellow's Ride; 15. Rock, Paper, Scissors; 16. Objection; 17. Chan the Man; 18. The Uprooted; 19. Rap Sheet; 20. To Wit; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn817813756
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (427 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400844555
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 392350
  • 22573/cttnk1kz
  • 0328b972-fa88-477a-a64f-145b518f6795
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unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)817813756
Label
The Story of America : Essays on Origins
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; 1. Here He Lyes; 2. A Pilgrim Passed I; 3. The Way to Wealth; 4. The Age of Paine; 5. We the Parchment; 6. I.O.U.; 7. A Nue Merrykin Dikshunary; 8. His Highness; 9. Man of the People; 10. Pickwick in America; 11. The Humbug; 12. President Tom's Cabin; 13. Pride of the Prairie; 14. Longfellow's Ride; 15. Rock, Paper, Scissors; 16. Objection; 17. Chan the Man; 18. The Uprooted; 19. Rap Sheet; 20. To Wit; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn817813756
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (427 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400844555
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 392350
  • 22573/cttnk1kz
  • 0328b972-fa88-477a-a64f-145b518f6795
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)817813756

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