Published April 2002
by University Press of the Pacific .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||384|
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From veteran British popular historian Johnson, an overly exhaustive account of the vigorous and violent growth of several small British colonies into the modern American nation. Although Johnson (The Birth of the Modern, , etc.) purports to present the history of the American people, his account has an undeniably British orientation; No details can be found here of the cultures of pre. Feb 17, · Sometimes controversial and always provocative, A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE is one author’s challenging and unique interpretation of American history. Johnson’s views of individuals, events, themes, and issues are original, critical, and in the end admiring, for he is, above all, a strong believer in the history and the destiny of the. A History of the American People book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a pre historical reproduction that was /5. Mar 30, · Listen to History of the American People audiobook by Paul Johnson. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers and .
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