Portrait of America

PORTRAIT OF AMERICA is an anthology of essays written by some of America's most eminent historians. The collection maintains a loose biographical focus. The essays in this secondary-source reader humanize American history by portraying it as a story of real people with whom students can easily identify. More than 25 percent of the essays in the Tenth Edition are new, many from books that have been nationally and internationally recognized for their insight, accuracy, and timeliness, ensuring that the readings continue to be provocative and trustworthy. Each selection is preceded by an introduction for context, and a helpful glossary identifies important individuals, events, and concepts. Study questions follow each selection, prompting students to make comparisons between the readings.

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  • Author : Stephen B. Oates
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Pages : 416 pages
  • ISBN : 9780495799856
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Portrait of America

Portrait of America
  • Author : Stephen B. Oates,Charles J. Errico
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release : 04 August 2010
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PORTRAIT OF AMERICA is an anthology of essays written by some of America's most eminent historians. The collection maintains a loose biographical focus. The essays in this secondary-source reader humanize American history by portraying it as a story of real people with whom students can easily identify. More than 25 percent of the essays in the Tenth Edition are new, many from books that have been nationally and internationally recognized for their insight, accuracy, and timeliness, ensuring that the readings continue

Portrait of America

Portrait of America
  • Author : Jerrold Hirsch
  • Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
  • Release : 21 July 2004
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How well do we know our country? Whom do we include when we use the word "American"? These are not just contemporary issues but recurring questions Americans have asked themselves throughout their history--and questions that were addressed when, in 1935, the Roosevelt administration created the Federal Writers' Project (FWP) under the aegis of the Works Progress Administration. Although the immediate context of the FWP was work relief, national FWP officials developed programs that spoke to much larger and longer-standing debates over

Portrait of America

Portrait of America
  • Author : Stephen B. Oates,Charles J. Errico
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release : 05 August 2010
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PORTRAIT OF AMERICA is an anthology of essays written by some of America's most eminent historians. The collection maintains a loose biographical focus. The essays in this secondary-source reader humanize American history by portraying it as a story of real people with whom students can easily identify. More than 25 percent of the essays in the Tenth Edition are new, many from books that have been nationally and internationally recognized for their insight, accuracy, and timeliness, ensuring that the readings continue

Portrait of America: From Reconstruction to the present

Portrait of America: From Reconstruction to the present
  • Author : Stephen B. Oates
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin College Division
  • Release : 31 July 1999
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Portrait of America is an anthology of essays written by some of America's most eminent historians. Suitable for U.S. history survey courses, the collection has a loose biographical focus. The essays in this secondary source reader humanize American history by portraying it as a story of real people with whom students can identify.Each selection is preceded by an introduction that sets the context and a helpful glossary that identifies important individuals, events, and concepts. The Eighth Edition includes

Folk Masters

Folk Masters
  • Author : Barry Bergey
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release : 05 March 2018
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Discover one hundred of the greatest folk artists practicing in the United States in Folk Masters: A Portrait of America. Over the past 25 years, photographer Tom Pich has traveled the country to the homes and studios of recipients of the National Endowment for the Arts' National Heritage Fellowship, the highest honor given to folk and traditional artists in the US. His portraits give us a glimpse into their art, their process, and their culture. While each image tells a story

Portraits of America

Portraits of America
  • Author : William Albert Allard
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release : 31 July 2021
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A retrospective collection of the photographs of William Albert Allard, author of The Vanishing Breed, encompasses 165 of the photographer's finest photographs, presented in chronological order, that capture the rich diversity of American people and landscapes. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

A Portrait of America

A Portrait of America
  • Author : John Iceland
  • Publisher : University of California Press
  • Release : 05 September 2014
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Portrait of America describes our nation’s changing population and examines through a demographic lens some of our most pressing contemporary challenges, ranging from poverty and economic inequality to racial tensions and health disparities. Celebrated authorJohn Iceland covers various topics, including America's historical demographic growth; the American family today; gender inequality; economic well-being; immigration and diversity; racial and ethnic inequality; internal migration and residential segregation; and health and mortality. The discussion of these topics is informed by several sources, including

Portraits of American Women

Portraits of American Women
  • Author : G. J. Barker-Benfield,Catherine Clinton
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 31 July 1998
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Until recently a "womanless" American history was the norm. But without a history of women we neglect gender dynamics, sex roles, and family relations--the very fundamentals of human interaction. Here 24 short essays locate the histories of women--from Pocahontas to Betty Friedan--and men together by period and provide a sense of their continuities through the whole gallery of the American past. 26 photos.

Portraits of Courage

Portraits of Courage
  • Author : George W. Bush
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Release : 28 February 2017
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A vibrant collection of oil paintings and stories by President George W. Bush honoring the sacrifice and courage of America’s military veterans. With Forewords by former First Lady Laura Bush and General Peter Pace, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Growing out of President Bush’s own outreach and the ongoing work of the George W. Bush Institute's Military Service Initiative, Portraits of Courage brings together sixty-six full-color portraits and a four-panel mural

Edward Hopper

Edward Hopper
  • Author : Wieland Schmied
  • Publisher : Prestel Pub
  • Release : 31 July 2021
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Now available again, this book is a penetrating exploration of the American realist painter Edward Hopper, who was able to capture the many moods of the nation he called home. From his images of deserted small towns and solitary figures in empty offices to his cheerfully tranquil New England landscapes, Hopper's most famous compositions can be seen as products of a life spent observing human nature. Hopper's images evoke an enigmatic uncertainty, which speaks to the heart of the American

Portrait of America

Portrait of America
  • Author : Diego Rivera,Bertram David Wolfe
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 31 July 2021
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Reproductions of murals painted for the Stock Exchange Luncheon Club and the School of Fine Arts in San Francisco, the Institute of Fine Arts in Detroit and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

DNA USA: A Genetic Portrait of America

DNA USA: A Genetic Portrait of America
  • Author : Bryan Sykes
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 14 May 2012
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Crisscrossing the continent, a renowned geneticist provides a groundbreaking examination of America through its DNA. The best-selling author of The Seven Daughters of Eve now turns his sights on the United States, one of the most genetically variegated countries in the world. From the blue-blooded pockets of old-WASP New England to the vast tribal lands of the Navajo, Bryan Sykes takes us on a historical genetic tour, interviewing genealogists, geneticists, anthropologists, and everyday Americans with compelling ancestral stories. His findings