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Author Degler, Carl N.

Title Out of our past : the forces that shaped modern America / Carl N. Degler
Edition Revised edition
Published New York : Harper, 1970


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Description 546 pages ; 21 cm
Contents The beginnings -- The awakening of American nationality -- A new kind of revolution -- To make a more perfect union -- The great experiment -- The American tragedy -- Bringing forth a new nation -- Dawn without noon -- Machines, men, and socialism -- Out of many, one -- Alabaster cities and amber waves of grain -- New world a-comin' -- The third American revolution
Summary "...This book seeks an answer to the question "How did Americans get to be the way they are in the middle of the twentieth century?" In other words, the multitudinous events of the American past are here seen through the eyes of the present [mid-twentieth century]." -- from xi
Notes Editions vary
Bibliography Includes bibliography
Subject United States -- Historiography.
United States -- History.
LC no. 58008824
ISBN 0060900024