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These United States
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But dirty campaigning, distortion of reality and propaganda were there from the very beginning, as indeed she notes. But these are quibbles. The Civil War proved a turning point. Sugrue would be well prepared to recast textbook nation-state history with the black experience at its center. At the heart of the story lay two premises.
And argument raged from the get-go: constant, careening, apocalyptic and at times elevated discourse about real things, vital things, in primary colors, and with passion. His accomplishments both on air and off These United States book won him acclaim from journalism colleagues and the American public alike. Sed aliquam, urna ut sollicitudin molestie, lacus justo aliquam mauris, interdum aliquam sapien nisi cursus mauris. The book's title and framing device come from a remark by Franklin Delano Roosevelt made during a fireside chat: that "these United States" comprised a people and a nation "still in the making" p. By engaging with our country's painful past and present in an intellectually honest way, she has created a book that truly does encapsulate the American story in all its pain and all its triumph.
The author deplores the decline of mass media network TV, daily newspaperswhich could not offend a large audience, and the rise of niche media and internet sites, which tell a small audience only what they want to hear. Gilmore and Sugrue frame these questions by drawing the illuminating connections ePub characteristic of the best historical writing. The creation of a strong, unified national identity, hundreds of years in the making, parallels the move from the plural to the singular. Chapter 1 crystallizes their effort.
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Walking around with earphones on, I have very little defense when she starts shouting out the quotations. But These Truths is also an astute exploration of the ways in which the country is living up to its potential, and where it is not.
But for historians who have come of professional age since the s, including Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore of Yale and Thomas J. That unerringly ascending narrative trajectory both reflected and fed a deep cultural attachment to the notion of American exceptionalism.
Library Journal. By engaging with our country's painful past and present in an intellectually honest way, she has created a book that truly does encapsulate the American story in all its pain and all its triumph.
Armed with the facts of what happened before, we are better able to approach our collective These United States book of figuring out what should happen now. As Cronkite notes, "Jake has woven a stunning tapestry of the many threads of America.
Similarly, while it is now all but universally conceded that history is not just about past politics, Gilmore and Sugrue can be more than a little grudging when it comes to recognizing the stubborn centrality of the political arena and the roles of those supposedly miscreant elites who have inhabited it.
This book is aimed at a mass audience, driven by anecdote and statistic, memoir and photograph, with all the giants of American history in their respective places.
This is not an account of relentless progress. The war itself beggars belief. Another kind of experiment was the invention of machines powered by steam. No country has been both a republic and effectively an empire across an entire continent.
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Log In to add this title to your wishlist. And that sums up what the war accomplished. It's an audacious undertaking to write a readable history of America, and Jill Lepore is more than up to the task. Indeed, the scholars who originally shaped that long-regnant master narrative — conspicuously including Frederick Jackson Turner and These United States book A.
Barack Obama. My advice: buy the hard copy and skip the audiobook. This will be an instant classic. But it is surprising to see Obama reflect the shift. Fortunately—according to Klein—Trump is lazy, but future presidents may be more savvy.Hailed by Entertainment Weekly as "the next best thing to a road trip," These United States is a celebration of the magnificence of the United States of America and a tribute to all that makes it great.
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I hope Jill Lepore gets the chance to publish a heavily revised second edition and fulfill the Author: Stephen Tootle.