2 edition of The American future found in the catalog.
The American future
Bibliographical references: p. 399-418.
|Contributions||Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)|
|LC Classifications||CPB Box no. 2999 vol. 17|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||418 p. :|
|Number of Pages||418|
|LC Control Number||2009665918|
He has also written a book to accompany this series: THE AMERICAN FUTURE: A HISTORY, published in the UK by The Bodley Head in October and in the United States in spring THE AMERICAN. The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.
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The Future of the American Negro, written by Washington in , outlines his ideas on the history of enslaved and freed African American people and their need for education to advance themselves. In one chapter, the author discusses the founding of the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama in , which he would lead until his death in Praise “Greenhouse probably knows more about what is happening in the American workplace than anybody else in the country He achieves a near-impossible task, producing a page-turning book that spans a century of worker strikes, without overcondensing or oversimplifying, and with plausible suggestions for the future.
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The premise of this book concerns the idea that we can only comprehend the American future by understanding the American past. To accomplish this, Schama deals with four different aspects of American uniqueness that, contemporary Americans ignorant of history might seemingly ignore/5.
“With eloquence, wit, passion, and irony, The American Future traces the history of an idea: that of our national destiny.A book of beautiful writing, peppered with wisecracks, slashed with rapier thrusts.” —Philadelphia Inquirer A De Tocqueville for the 21 st century, Simon Schama, NBCC Award winning author of Rough Crossings offers an essential, historical, long view analysis of the /5(73).
The major sections of The American Future: A History correspond to his BBC episodes on war and the military, religion, immigration, and economic abundance, a good selection of topics if one aims to cover a big slice of the American past in just four hours on TV. Characteristic of a television documentary, the narrative aggregates generally /5(73).
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Over the years, he has published a few books in the series, which went on to become bestsellers. Currently, he is working on one of the next plots in the series, which he is expected to publish very soon.
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American War by Omar El Akkad review – terrorism in a future US Set in a latest century US ravaged by global warming, this ambitious debut encourages western readers to put themselves in the. Simon Schama may have as the title of his new book American Future, but he is on safer ground than most, as he looks to the past more than the future.
Schama is a good writer and knows his material, but this book is a bit of a mess, a rambling look at American history from a semi-outsider's point-of-view (Schama is English)/5(76).
The details of “American War,” Omar El Akkad’s dystopian novel about an unraveling United States, makes his fictional future feel alarmingly real. We met last Monday for our discussion, and this book - about a near-future American South When one of my IRL book clubs selected it for last month's read, I revisited portions of the text to recall names and sequence of events, delved into critical reviews, and some author interviews/5.
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The American Future is a success because Mr. Schama knows how to entwine past and present into a meaningful, continuous whole." Philadelphia Inquirer "With eloquence, wit, passion and irony, The American Future traces the history of an idea: that of our national destiny Schama's is a book of beautiful writing, peppered with wisecracks.
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In a report and interactive, this project presented a t.The American Future: A History is a four-part documentary series written and presented by Simon Schama which aired on BBC Two in the UK during Octoberin the run up to the US presidential first episode was broadcast on BBC Two at pm on 10 Octoberand it was shown over four consecutive al network: BBC Two.
Review: The American Future by Simon SchamaAmid the purple prose and shameless name-dropping, a serious book is trying to break out, writes Dominic Sandbrook.