Made In America

Made in America
Publisher Harper Collins
Release Date
Category Language Arts & Disciplines
Total Pages 432
ISBN 9780380713813
Rating 4/5 from 23 reviews
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Bill Bryson, who gave glorious voice to The Mother Tongue, now celebrates her magnificent offspring in the book that reveals once and for all how a dusty western hamlet with neither woods nor holly came to be known as Hollywood...and exactly why Mr. Yankee Doodle call his befeathered cap "Macaroni."

Made in America
  • Author : Bill Bryson
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 1996-03-01

Bill Bryson, who gave glorious voice to The Mother Tongue, now celebrates her magnificent offspring in the book that reveals once and for all how a dusty western hamlet with neither woods nor holly came to be known as Hollywood...and exactly why Mr. Yankee Doodle call his befeathered cap "

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English Ethnicity and Culture in North America
  • Author : David T. Gleeson
  • Publisher : Univ of South Carolina Press
  • Release Date : 2017-10-03

To many, English immigrants contributed nothing substantial to the varied palette of ethnicity in North America. While there is wide recognition of German American, French American, African American, and Native American cultures, discussion of English Americans as a distinct ethnic group is rare. Yet the historians writing in English Ethnicity

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English in America
  • Author : Richard Ohmann,Wallace Douglas
  • Publisher : UPNE
  • Release Date : 1996

A reissue of a controversial analysis of the literature profession.

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The English in America
  • Author : Thomas Chandler Haliburton
  • Publisher : London : Colburn
  • Release Date : 1851

Read online The English in America written by Thomas Chandler Haliburton, published by London : Colburn which was released on 1851. Download full The English in America Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Writing North America in the Seventeenth Century
  • Author : Catherine Armstrong
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-12-05

Since the first permanent English colony was established at Jamestown, Virginia, in 1607 and accounts of the new world started to arrive back on the English shores, English men and women have had a fascination with their transatlantic neighbours and the landscape they inhabit. In this excellent study, Catherine Armstrong looks

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Speaking American  A History of English in the United States
  • Author : Richard W. Bailey
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2011-12-26

When did English become American? What distinctive qualities made it American? What role have America's democratizing impulses, and its vibrantly heterogeneous speakers, played in shaping our language and separating it from the mother tongue? A wide-ranging account of American English, Richard Bailey's Speaking American investigates the history and continuing evolution

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The English Empire in America  1602 1658
  • Author : L H Roper
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-10-06

This study situates the colonization of Virginia, the centrepiece of early English overseas settlement activity, in the social and political landscape of the early seventeenth century.

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The American Language
  • Author : H. L. Mencken
  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2010-01-01

"Replica of the 1921 'revised and enlarged' second edition"--Jacket

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The Politics of American English  1776 1850
  • Author : David Simpson
  • Publisher : New York : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1986

Language, its nature, and its uses have always been controversial topics. This engaging study brings into focus those highly charged years in America Between 1776 and 1850 when questions of language mirrored the social and political arguments of the time and generated even more arguments on both sides of the Atlantic over

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Between Two Worlds
  • Author : Malcolm Gaskill
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2014-11-11

In the 1600s, over 350,000 intrepid English men, women, and children migrated to America, leaving behind their homeland for an uncertain future. Whether they settled in Jamestown, Salem, or Barbados, these migrants—entrepreneurs, soldiers, and pilgrims alike—faced one incontrovertible truth: England was a very, very long way away. In Between

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Beneficiaries of Catastrophe
  • Author : John M. Murrin
  • Publisher : Amer Historical Assn
  • Release Date : 1997

The study and teaching of history unexpectedly emerged as the subject of intense public debate.

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A History of the English Language
  • Author : Richard Hogg,David Denison
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2008-03-17

The history and development of English, from the earliest known writings to its status today as a dominant world language, is a subject of major importance to linguists and historians. In this book, a team of international experts cover the entire recorded history of the English language, outlining its development

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Announcement
  • Author : Yale University. School of Forestry
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1902

Read online Announcement written by Yale University. School of Forestry, published by which was released on 1902. Download full Announcement Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Language in Immigrant America
  • Author : Dominika Baran
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-10-12

Exploring the complex relationship between language and immigration in the United States, this timely book challenges mainstream, historically established assumptions about American citizenship and identity. Set within both a historical and a current political context, this book covers hotly debated topics such as language and ethnicity, the relationship between non-native

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John Locke and America
  • Author : Barbara Arneil,Professor and Head of the Political Science Department Barbara Arneil
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1996

This treatise offers an original interpretation of Locke's doctrine of property, a full account of his writings and activities in relation to the Earl of Shaftesbury, and a new interpretation of Locke's lasting influence on American political thought.

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