A is for American: Letters and Other Characters in the Newly United States

A is for American: Letters and Other Characters in the Newly United States

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What ties Americans to one another? What unifies a nation of citizens with different racial, religious and ethnic backgrounds? These were the dilemmas faced by Americans in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries as they sought ways to bind the newly United States together.

In A is for American, award-winning historian Jill Lepore portrays seven men who turned to language to help shape a new nation’s character and boundaries. From Noah Webster’s attempts to standardize… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (December 18, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 3.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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