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America in quotations / edited by Bahman Dehgan
Bib ID 1031472
Format BookBook
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Description Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland, 2003 
x, 217 p. ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 078641586X
Summary

"Divided into nineteen main topics, the book offers delightful and thought-provoking comments on the Nation, the American People, Places, Nature, Mind, the Individual, Human Relations, Social Life, Culture and Media, Literature and Language, Religion and Belief, Past and Future, History, War and the Military, International Relations, Politics and Government, Law and Order, Business and Economy, and Food." "Each main topic is divided into subtopics, providing a fuller view of each facet of American life. For example, "Culture and Media" features not just Architecture, Art, Dance, and Music, but Elvis, Marilyn, and more. The result is a rich, compelling, and often very funny word-portrait of the nation and its people."--BOOK JACKET.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: Preface??ix
  • Contents
  • The Nation
  • America??1
  • The Dream and the Ideal??7
  • Founding??8
  • Patriotism??8
  • The American People
  • Americans??00
  • Americans Abroad??00
 
Notes

Includes indexes.

Formerly CIP.

Subjects United States -- Quotations, maxims, etc.  |  United States  |  Quotations  |  Overseas item
Other authors/contributors Dehgan, Bahman

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