They Made America

They Made America
Publisher Back Bay Books
Release Date
Category History
Total Pages 496
ISBN 9780316070348
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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An illustrated history of American innovators -- some well known, some unknown, and all fascinating -- by the author of the bestselling The American Century.

They Made America
  • Author : David Lefer,Gail Buckland,Harold Evans
  • Publisher : Back Bay Books
  • Release Date : 2009-03-03

An illustrated history of American innovators -- some well known, some unknown, and all fascinating -- by the author of the bestselling The American Century.

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They Made America
  • Author : Harold Evans,David Lefer,Gail Buckland
  • Publisher : Little Brown
  • Release Date : 2014-05-22

From the steam engine to the search engine, Harold Evans presents an illustrated history of two centuries of American innovators. Vast and beautifully designed, scores of men and women populate this rollicking survey which reveals the surprising truths behind many modern creations, as well as valuable lessons to be gleaned

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They Made America
  • Author : David Lefer,Gail Buckland,Harold Evans
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2009-03-03

An illustrated history of American innovators -- some well known, some unknown, and all fascinating -- by the author of the bestselling The American Century.

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Made in America
  • Author : Claude S. Fischer
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2010-05-15

Our nation began with the simple phrase, “We the People.” But who were and are “We”? Who were we in 1776, in 1865, or 1968, and is there any continuity in character between the we of those years and the nearly 300 million people living in the radically different America of today? With Made

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The War That Made America
  • Author : Fred Anderson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2006-11-28

The globe's first true world war comes vividly to life in this "rich, cautionary tale" (The New York Times Book Review) The French and Indian War -the North American phase of a far larger conflagration, the Seven Years' War-remains one of the most important, and yet misunderstood, episodes in American

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The World America Made
  • Author : Robert Kagan
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2013-01-22

What would the world look like if America were to reduce its role as a global leader in order to focus all its energies on solving its problems at home? And is America really in decline? Robert Kagan, New York Times best-selling author and one of the country's most influential

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The Ideas That Made America  A Brief History
  • Author : Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-01-03

Long before the United States was a nation, it was a set of ideas, projected onto the New World by European explorers with centuries of belief and thought in tow. From this foundation of expectation and experience, America and American thought grew in turn, enriched by the bounties of the

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He Made America Great Again  The Complete Case For Donald Trump s Presidency
  • Author : Sam Shron,Michael Wilson
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2018-02-03

Donald Trump is nothing short of remarkable. He has redefined politics for a generation and completely upended the image of a politician. Lies, a history of making unwanted sexual advances, complete lack of integrity and intelligence Ð these are traits that would immediately disqualify anyone else from working in a factory.

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Against All Odds
  • Author : William B. Helmreich
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-05

Against All Odds is the first comprehensive look at the 140,000 Jewish Holocaust survivors who came to America and the lives they have made here. William Helmreich writes of their experiences beginning with their first arrival in the United States: the mixed reactions they encountered from American Jews who were not

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How the Scots Made America
  • Author : Michael Fry
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2014-03-04

Ever since they first set foot in the new world alongside the Viking explorers, the Scots have left their mark. In this entertaining and informative book, historian Michael Fry shows how Americans of Scottish heritage helped shape this country, from its founding days to the present. They were courageous pioneers,

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Seven Events That Made America America
  • Author : Larry Schweikart
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2010-06-01

A conservative historian examines some of the pivotal, yet often ignored, moments that shaped our history All students of American history know the big events that dramatically shaped our country. The Civil War, Pearl Harbor, the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and 9/11 are just a few. But there are other,

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Made in America
  • Author : Matt Hughes
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-12-25

Ultimate fighting -- mixed martial arts competition between professional fighters which includes ju-jitsu, judo, boxing, kick0boxing and wrestling techniques -- is among the fastest-growing sports in the world today, outselling and outperforming boxing and indeed any other ring or combat sport. Coming live to the UK in April 2007 UFC

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1001 People Who Made America
  • Author : Alan Axelrod
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2008-02-19

Offers profiles of the men and women, past and present, who have shaped American history, society, and culture, in a who's who of American politics, arts, science, religion, business, sports, and popular culture.

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Sham
  • Author : Steve Salerno
  • Publisher : Crown Forum
  • Release Date : 2006-09

A critique of the self-help movement assesses the pervasive damage that it has done to every aspect of American society, explaining how the notion of victimization has blurred the concept of personal responsibility and right and wrong, and how the idea of empowerment teaches that the belief that we can

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How They Made It in America
  • Author : Fiona Citkin Ph.D
  • Publisher : Archway Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-01-28

Immigrants have been coming to America since the beginning of the seventeenth century in pursuit of their dreams and a better life. Unfortunately in recent years, these very people who have been helping to shape the American Dream for centuries have become targets of abuse. Fiona Citkin, who immigrated to

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