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Author Duchak, Alicia, 1968-

Title A-Z of modern America / Alicia Duchak
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 405 pages)
Summary "An A-Z of Modern America is a comprehensive cultural dictionary which defines contemporary America through its history and civilization. The book includes entries on key people from Presidents to Babe Ruth; American life, customs, clothing and education; legal, religious and governmental practices; and multiculturalism, minorities and civil rights." "An A-Z of Modern America offers accessible and lively definitions of over 3,000 separate items. The book is cross-referenced and thus provides associated links and cultural connections while the appendixes contain essential extra information on American institutions, structures and traditions." --Book Jacket
Notes Includes indexes
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Subject United States -- Civilization -- 1945- -- Miscellanea -- Dictionaries.
United States -- History -- 1945- -- Miscellanea -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Encyclopedie├źn (vorm)
Geschiedenis (vorm)
Form Electronic book
LC no. 98034384
ISBN 0203016009 (electronic bk.)
0203184203 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
0415187567 (paperback)
9780203016008 (electronic bk.)
9780203184202 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780415187565 (paperback)