Tales of the Jazz Age 281

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ISBN: PKEY:00492000397
Release Date: 2014-08-27
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Author: 스콧 피츠제럴드
Publisher: 내츄럴

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Literature and the American Tradition

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ISBN: UOM:39015003755066
Release Date: 1960
Number of pages: 354
Author: Leon Howard
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday

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Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age

Filename: encyclopedia-of-the-jazz-age.pdf
ISBN: 9781317471653
Release Date: 2015-04-08
Number of pages: 700
Author: James Ciment
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age in PDF and EPUB This illustrated encyclopedia offers in-depth coverage of one of the most fascinating and widely studied periods in American history. Extending from the end of World War I in 1918 to the great Wall Street crash in 1929, the Jazz age was a time of frenetic energy and unprecedented historical developments, ranging from the League of Nations, woman suffrage, Prohibition, the Red Scare, the Ku Klux Klan, the Lindberg flight, and the Scopes trial, to the rise of organized crime, motion pictures, and celebrity culture."Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age" provides information on the politics, economics, society, and culture of the era in rich detail. The entries cover themes, personalities, institutions, ideas, events, trends, and more; and special features such as sidebars and photos help bring the era vividly to life.

I Hear America Singing

Filename: i-hear-america-singing.pdf
ISBN: STANFORD:36105110407918
Release Date: 2002
Number of pages: 374
Author: David Kastin
Publisher: Pearson College Division

Download and read online I Hear America Singing in PDF and EPUB The first edition of American Popular Music introduces the history and influence of American music within the broader context of American culture. It reveals how the history of American music connects to contemporary popular music through specific examples showing how past styles and performers have influenced current musical styles.Presents a balanced, accurate, and comprehensive portrayal of American popular music within a narrative, conversational style while discussing various musical styles and performers in a larger social and historical context that provides a larger perspective on American cultural history. The book relates the development of each musical genre to its historical period and places individual performers and styles within their larger social or artistic context. It includes numerous excerpts from literary works that reveal the tremendous influence popular music has had on American culture. It also presents over 300 photos and illustrations, including album covers, posters, sheet music illustrations, and song lyrics.An important reference for any reader interested in the history of American popular music.

Sixteen modern American authors

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ISBN: 0822302977
Release Date: 1974
Number of pages: 673
Author: Jackson R. Bryer
Publisher: Duke University Press Books

Download and read online Sixteen modern American authors in PDF and EPUB Summarizes modern advances in biography, criticism, editions of works and letters, and general bibliography for important playwrights, poets, and novelists

Fifteen modern American authors

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ISBN: UOM:39015003758425
Release Date: 1969
Number of pages: 493
Author: Jackson R. Bryer

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Sometimes Madness is Wisdom

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ISBN: UOM:39015053391713
Release Date: 2001
Number of pages: 442
Author: Kendall Taylor

Download and read online Sometimes Madness is Wisdom in PDF and EPUB Drawn from previously undisclosed information, a new perspective into the tumultuous marriage of Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald details their complex relationship.

United States history a world power

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ISBN: 0673034224
Release Date: 1974-01-01
Number of pages: 379
Author: Richard Nelson Current
Publisher: Scott Foresman

Download and read online United States history a world power in PDF and EPUB Traces the history of the United States from the late nineteenth century to the present emphasizing social and political changes.

Dreams from My Father

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ISBN: 0307394123
Release Date: 2007-01-09
Number of pages: 464
Author: Barack Obama
Publisher: Broadway Books

Download and read online Dreams from My Father in PDF and EPUB In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father—a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man—has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey—first to a small town in Kansas, from which he retraces the migration of his mother’s family to Hawaii, and then to Kenya, where he meets the African side of his family, confronts the bitter truth of his father’s life, and at last reconciles his divided inheritance. Pictured in lefthand photograph on cover: Habiba Akumu Hussein and Barack Obama, Sr. (President Obama's paternal grandmother and his father as a young boy). Pictured in righthand photograph on cover: Stanley Dunham and Ann Dunham (President Obama's maternal grandfather and his mother as a young girl). From the Trade Paperback edition.

It s Complicated

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ISBN: 9780300166316
Release Date: 2014-02-25
Number of pages: 281
Author: danah boyd
Publisher: Yale University Press

Download and read online It s Complicated in PDF and EPUB Surveys the online social habits of American teens and analyzes the role technology and social media plays in their lives, examining common misconceptions about such topics as identity, privacy, danger, and bullying.

All the Sad Young Men

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ISBN: 9786050380880
Release Date: 2015-05-20
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Author: Francis Scott Fitzgerald

Download and read online All the Sad Young Men in PDF and EPUB All the Sad Young Men is the third collection of short stories written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, published by Scribners in February 1926.

The United States

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ISBN: UOM:39015001391484
Release Date: 1976
Number of pages: 726
Author: Richard Hofstadter
Publisher: Prentice Hall

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Brown Girl Dreaming

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ISBN: 9780698195707
Release Date: 2014-08-28
Number of pages: 336
Author: Jacqueline Woodson
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Brown Girl Dreaming in PDF and EPUB A New York Times Bestseller and National Book Award Winner Jacqueline Woodson, the acclaimed author of Another Brooklyn, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement. Touching and powerful, each poem is both accessible and emotionally charged, each line a glimpse into a child’s soul as she searches for her place in the world. Woodson’s eloquent poetry also reflects the joy of finding her voice through writing stories, despite the fact that she struggled with reading as a child. Her love of stories inspired her and stayed with her, creating the first sparks of the gifted writer she was to become. A National Book Award Winner A Newbery Honor Book A Coretta Scott King Award Winner Praise for Jacqueline Woodson: Ms. Woodson writes with a sure understanding of the thoughts of young people, offering a poetic, eloquent narrative that is not simply a story . . . but a mature exploration of grown-up issues and self-discovery.”—The New York Times Book Review From the Hardcover edition.