The Epic of America

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Pocket Books, 1956 - 436 pages
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"The Epic of America is not a tangled chronicle of dates, campaigns, and battles. Instead it portrays the spirit of the American people through the more momentous episodes in their country's history and through brief but brilliant biographical snapshots of their leaders. In this outstanding one-volume history the author consistently shows what life held for the typical American of city, town and frontier. In short, this book presents a true panorama of American life from Columbus to Franklin D. Roosevelt."--Page 4 of cover

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Mr. Adams, apparently, coined the phrase "the American Dream," and his 1931 text is the first place the now hackneyed phrase appears in print as a freighted concept implying security, safety, healthy ... Read full review

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