This Land: An American Portrait

Jarred by the 9/11 attacks, photographer Jack Spencer set out in 2003 “in hopes of making a few ‘sketches’ of America in order to gain some clarity on what it meant to be living in this nation at this moment in time.” Across thirteen years, forty-eight states, and eighty thousand miles of driving, Spencer created a vast, encompassing portrait of the American landscape that is both contemporary…

This Land

ISBN 10 : 1477311890
ISBN 13 : 9781477311899

Jarred by the 9/11 attacks, photographer Jack Spencer set out in 2003 "in hopes of making a few 'sketches' of America in order to gain some clarity on what it meant to be living in..

This Land Is Your Land

ISBN 10 : 9780762445080
ISBN 13 : 0762445084

"This Land Is Your Land" is the most iconic folk song in American history, and is the masterwork of one of America's greatest artists, Woody Guthrie. Written in 1940 and first reco..

Immigrant America

ISBN 10 : 0520940482
ISBN 13 : 9780520940482

This third edition of the widely acclaimed classic has been thoroughly expanded and updated to reflect current demographic, economic, and political realities. Drawing on recent cen..

Bound For The Promised Land

ISBN 10 : 0307514765
ISBN 13 : 9780307514769

Harriet Tubman is one of the giants of American history—a fearless visionary who led scores of her fellow slaves to freedom and battled courageously behind enemy lines during the..

The Farmer In All Of Us

ISBN 10 : 1426213301
ISBN 13 : 9781426213304

Follows the themes of the legendary radio commentator's speech "So God Made A Farmer," depicting the lives and work of farmers across the United States...

Drunks

ISBN 10 : 9780807001790
ISBN 13 : 0807001791

A social history of alcoholism in the United States, from the seventeenth century to the present day Today, millions of Americans are struggling with alcoholism, but millions are a..

Portrait Of America

ISBN 10 : 9780807861660
ISBN 13 : 0807861669

How well do we know our country? Whom do we include when we use the word "American"? These are not just contemporary issues but recurring questions Americans have asked themselves ..

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