The American

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ISBN: 9781632095046
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Number of pages: 340
Author: Henry James
Publisher: Trajectory Inc

Download and read online The American in PDF and EPUB Trajectory presents classics of world literature with 21st century features! Our original-text editions include the following visual enhancements to foster a deeper understanding of the work: Word Clouds at the start of each chapter highlight important words. Word, sentence, paragraph counts, and reading time help readers and teachers determine chapter complexity. Co-occurrence graphs depict character-to-character interactions as well character to place interactions. Sentiment indexes identify positive and negative trends in mood within each chapter. Frequency graphs help display the impact this book has had on popular culture since its original date of publication. Use Trajectory analytics to deepen comprehension, to provide a focus for discussions and writing assignments, and to engage new readers with some of the greatest stories ever told. "The American" by Henry James examines the clash between Americans and Europeans in the 19th century. It centers around Christopher Newman, an American who comes to Paris to broaden his horizons. He falls in love with Claire and tries to court her but her family does not approve.


The American Disease

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ISBN: 019802892X
Release Date: 1999-04-22
Number of pages: 432
Author: David F. Musto
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Download and read online The American Disease in PDF and EPUB The American Disease is a classic study of the development of drug laws in the United States. Supporting the theory that Americans' attitudes toward drugs have followed a cyclic pattern of tolerance and restraint, author David F. Musto examines the relationz between public outcry and the creation of prohibitive drug laws from the end of the Civil War up to the present. Originally published in 1973, and then in an expanded edition in 1987, this third edition contains a new chapter and preface that both address the renewed debate on policy and drug legislation from the end of the Reagan administration to the current Clinton administration. Here, Musto thoroughly investigates how our nation has dealt with such issues as the controversies over prevention programs and mandatory minimum sentencing, the catastrophe of the crack epidemic, the fear of a heroin revival, and the continued debate over the legalization of marijuana.


We are Americans

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ISBN: 9781579223762
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 161
Author: William Perez
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC.

Download and read online We are Americans in PDF and EPUB About 2.4 million children and young adults under 24 years of age are undocumented. Brought by their parents to the US as minorsmany before they had reached their teensthey account for about one-sixth of the total undocumented population. Illegal through no fault of their own, some 65,000 undocumented students graduate from the nation's high schools each year. They cannot get a legal job, and face enormous barriers trying to enter college to better themselvesand yet America is the only country they know and, for many, English is the only language they speak.


The American Fistiana

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ISBN: HARVARD:HN5RSW
Release Date: 1849
Number of pages: 28
Author:
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Biographical Sketches of Loyalists of the American Revolution

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105005005280
Release Date: 1864
Number of pages: 609
Author: Lorenzo Sabine
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown

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American Photography and the American Dream

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ISBN: 0807843083
Release Date: 1991
Number of pages: 341
Author: James Guimond
Publisher: UNC Press Books

Download and read online American Photography and the American Dream in PDF and EPUB Looks at how documentary photographers have contested the idea of the American dream, and discusses the work of Francis Benjamin Johnston, Lewis Hine, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, William Klein, Diane Arbus, and Robert Frank


The American Revolution

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ISBN: 0313317925
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages: 218
Author: Joseph C. Morton
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Download and read online The American Revolution in PDF and EPUB This well-rounded reference source on America's war for independence features essays, biographies, and primary documents.


Vladimir Nabokov

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ISBN: 0691024715
Release Date: 1993-01
Number of pages: 783
Author: Brian Boyd
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Download and read online Vladimir Nabokov in PDF and EPUB The story of Nabokov's life continues with his arrival in the United States in 1940. He found that supporting himself and his family was not easy--until the astonishing success of Lolita catapulted him to world fame and financial security.The story of Nabokov's life continues with his arrival in the United States in 1940. He found that supporting himself and his family was not easy--until the astonishing success of Lolita catapulted him to world fame and financial security.


The American Revolution

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ISBN: 0618127399
Release Date: 2001
Number of pages: 368
Author: Bruce Lancaster
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online The American Revolution in PDF and EPUB From Lexington to Yorktown, Bruce Lancaster's classic, THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, covers the story of America's fight for independence in vivid detail. Here Lancaster examines both the historical facts of the Revolution and the sacrifice and bravery of the American people during the eighteenth century and brings the dilemmas faced by these early Americans into sharp focus. Newly introduced by the critically acclaimed author Richard M. Ketchum, THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION is a highly readable and engaging volume, and "as a book for the general reader it could scarcely be bettered" (Christian Science Monitor).


America

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ISBN: 0713998946
Release Date: 2005
Number of pages: 227
Author: Jon Stewart
Publisher:

Download and read online America in PDF and EPUB American democracy is the world's most beloved form of government, which is why so many other nations are eager for it to be imposed on them. But just what exactly is it? Jon Stewart and his fellow patriots from the Emmy-winning The Daily Show finally deliver the answer. They offer their insights into a unique system of government, dissecting its institutions, explaining its history and processes, and exploring the reasons why concepts like 'One man, one vote', 'Government by the people', and 'Every vote counts' have become such popular urban myths. Includes such favourites as Ancient Rome: The First Republicans; The Founding Fathers: Young, Gifted and White; The President: King of Democracy; The Supreme Court: 18 Legs, Four Tits, One Mission; Running for Office: What Are You Thinking?; The Media: Can It Be Stopped?; The Future of Democracy: The Constitutional Robocracy and You


Our Kids

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ISBN: 9781476769912
Release Date: 2015-03-10
Number of pages: 400
Author: Robert D. Putnam
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Our Kids in PDF and EPUB A New York Times bestseller and “a passionate, urgent” (The New Yorker) examination of the growing inequality gap from the bestselling author of Bowling Alone: why fewer Americans today have the opportunity for upward mobility. Central to the very idea of America is the principle that we are a nation of opportunity. But over the last quarter century we have seen a disturbing “opportunity gap” emerge. We Americans have always believed that those who have talent and try hard will succeed, but this central tenet of the American Dream seems no longer true or at the least, much less true than it was. In Our Kids, Robert Putnam offers a personal and authoritative look at this new American crisis, beginning with the example of his high school class of 1959 in Port Clinton, Ohio. The vast majority of those students went on to lives better than those of their parents. But their children and grandchildren have faced diminishing prospects. Putnam tells the tale of lessening opportunity through poignant life stories of rich, middle class, and poor kids from cities and suburbs across the country, brilliantly blended with the latest social-science research. “A truly masterful volume” (Financial Times), Our Kids provides a disturbing account of the American dream that is “thoughtful and persuasive” (The Economist). Our Kids offers a rare combination of individual testimony and rigorous evidence: “No one can finish this book and feel complacent about equal opportunity” (The New York Times Book Review).


The American Body in Context

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ISBN: 0842028595
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Number of pages: 335
Author: Jessica R. Johnston
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Download and read online The American Body in Context in PDF and EPUB From Marilyn Monroe to the Spice Girls, from Grover Cleveland to President Clinton, to one's naked form reflected in the mirror each morning, Americans are taught to read bodies as symbols displaying and revealing hidden truths about the individual and his or her behaviours. Any discussion of the body becomes complex and muddled as one tries to analyze how and why certain body types are attributed certain meanings.


Those Remarkable Women of the American Revolution

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ISBN: 1562946579
Release Date: 1996
Number of pages: 96
Author: Karen Zeinert
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books

Download and read online Those Remarkable Women of the American Revolution in PDF and EPUB Examines the contributions of women, Patriot and Loyalist, to the American Revolution, on the battlefield, in the press, and in the political arena, and shows how they challenged traditional female roles


The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105020071036
Release Date: 1855
Number of pages: 396
Author: William Cooper Nell
Publisher: Lulu.com

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The American Enlightenment 1750 1820

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ISBN: 0674023226
Release Date: 1994
Number of pages: 220
Author: Robert A. Ferguson
Publisher: Harvard University Press

Download and read online The American Enlightenment 1750 1820 in PDF and EPUB This concise literary history of the American Enlightenment captures the varied and conflicting voices of religious and political conviction in the decades when the new nation was formed. Ferguson's trenchant interpretation yields new understanding of this pivotal period for American culture.