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American History: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by [Paul S. Boyer]

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American History: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) Illustrated Edition, Kindle Edition

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Paul Boyer, a scholar's scholar and a teacher's teacher, has here encompassed the entirety of American history in an account that testifies on every page to his lifetime of deep and thoughtful learning, and to his remarkable powers of synthesis, concision, balance, and trenchantly lucid
writing.--David M. Kennedy, author of Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945


--This text refers to the paperback edition.

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"Paul Boyer, a scholar's scholar and a teacher's teacher, has here encompassed the entirety of American history in an account that testifies on every page to his lifetime of deep and thoughtful learning, and to his remarkable powers of synthesis, concision, balance, and trenchantly lucid writing."--David M. Kennedy, author of Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B008BIAMC4
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Oxford University Press; Illustrated edition (16 August 2012)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 757 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 206 pages
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