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Title The American reader [Axis 360 electronic resource] : words that moved a nation / edited by Diane Ravitch.

Edition Rev. 2nd ed.
Imprint New York, NY : Perennial, 2000.
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 629 p.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [613]-617) and index.
Summary The American Reader is a stirring and memorable anthology that captures the many facets of American culture and history in prose and verse. The 200 poems, speeches, songs, essays, letters, and documents were chosen both for their readablility and for their significance. These are the words that have inspired, enraged, delighted, chastened, and comforted Americans in days gone by. Gathered here are the witings that illuminate---with wit, eloquence, and sometimes sharp words---significant aspects of the national consciousness. They reflect the part that all Americans---black and white, native born and immigrant, Hispanic, Asian, and Native American, poor and wealthy---have played in creating the nation's character.
Subject United States -- History -- Sources.
United States -- Politics and government -- Sources.
Political science (OCoLC)fst01069781
United States (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Electronic books.
History (OCoLC)fst01411628
Sources (OCoLC)fst01423900
Added Author Ravitch, Diane.
Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: American reader. Rev. 2nd ed. New York, NY : Perennial, 2000 0062737333 (DLC) 00038279 (OCoLC)43798534
ISBN 9780062035103 (electronic bk.)
006203510X (electronic bk.)
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