9781426200991

National Geographic Almanac of American History

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  • ISBN13:

    9781426200991

  • ISBN10:

    1426200994

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2007-08-21
  • Publisher: National Geographic
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Summary

The easy-to-use format of this book, with excellent cross-referencing makes it easy to find fascinating statistics and anecdotes, lavishly illustrated by exquisite National Geographic. quality photographs and maps. Maps are especially well-rendered to give readers the connection between America and its relationship with the rest of the countries of the world, presenting a timely insight into the people, places and events that have brought America to it's current place in history. Since 9/11 America has been introspective--analysing who they are and they're place in the world. This fact-filled, comprehensive book of America's past is a handbook for it's future. All major historical documents are presented in their entirety, including the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, and others. With an introduction by Historical Consultant Hugh Ambrose, who is following in the footsteps of his father, Stephen Ambrose by rapidly gaining notoriety as an American historian.

Author Biography

James Miller earned his Ph.D. in history from Indiana University. After teaching at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, he was an editor in economics and history. He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, and is currently writing a full-scale biography of a major figure in American history.

John Thompson is the author of six National Geographic books, including America's Historic Trails and Wildlands of the Upper South, and is currently researching a book on Benedict Arnold's march to Quebec. He lives with his family in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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