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Booknotes on American Character

People, Politics, and Conflict in American History

by Brian Lamb

  • 147 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Perseus Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • National characteristics, American,
  • History,
  • United States - General,
  • United States History (General),
  • History - U.S.,
  • National characteristics, Amer,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Books & Reading,
  • United States,
  • Anecdotes,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • 20th century,
  • American national characteristics,
  • Authors, American,
  • Civilization,
  • Interviews

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages560
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8820608M
    ISBN 101586482327
    ISBN 109781586482329

      A Nation of Victims is the first book on the startling decay of the American backbone and the disease that is causing it. The spread of victimism has been widely noted in the media; indeed, its symptoms have produced best-selling books, fueled television ratings, spawned hundreds of support groups, and enriched tens of thousands of lawyers. Fito is the landlord of Redwood Apartments, the bustling complex where the novel’s characters make their home. Fito is an immigrant from Paraguay who once dreamed of being a boxer. Slight and “sinewy,” Fito took (read full character analysis).

    The national character of America is difficult to define as it is changing with the times. Americans tend to be independently-minded people, ever protective of their civil rights and freedoms. Because of massive immigration into the United States, the population is made up of people of such diverse cultures, religions, and ethnicities, that to. It's written by a British author, for the British, as an analysis of the American mindset. Despite the fact the book is from , most of the issues are well and alive in Among them are the difference between the frontier mindset (red states) and urban centers (blue States), minorities - especially in the south, and even the problems of 3/5.

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Over the past fifteen years, Brian Lamb, the CEO of C-SPAN and host of Booknotes, has interviewed authors on the program, and these deep and Over the past twenty-five years, C-SPAN has established itself as a national treasure/5. On American Character is a great addition to the Booknotes series.

It is a must read for any fan of the program and those interested in great historical moments, issues and the 4/5. On American Character is a great addition to the Booknotes series. It is a must read for any fan of the program and those interested in great historical moments, issues and the /5.

Booknotes: On American Character Brian Lamb this time covering prominent nonfiction books on American history. As in the three previous Booknotes anthologies, the interviews are edited to.

Booknotes: on American character. [Brian Lamb;] -- Contemporary writers and historians examine America's national character, looking at events throughout history, including the presidential election, the civil rights movement, and the Vietnam Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

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About American Character. The author of American Nations examines the history of and solutions to the key American question: how best to reconcile individual liberty with the maintenance of a free society The struggle between individual rights and the good of the community as a whole has been the basis of nearly every major disagreement in our history, from the debates at the Constitutional.

"A companion web site to C-SPAN's Sunday author interview series" Includes an extensive online archive (dating from up to the present) of author interviews in text-transcript form, with many excerpts also available in audio and/or video (RealPlayer format).

What is FreeBookNotes. is the original and largest literature study guide search engine on the web. We have meticulously scoured the web to track down all of the free book notes, study guides, book summaries, chapter summaries, and analyses available for thousands of books. Now, in a new collection, Booknotes: On American Character, Lamb has selected seventy original pieces that reveal something about America: the nation's people, history, and character.

Here are biographies of artists, businessmen, politicians, and inventors; stories of events famous, infamous, and less well-known in the nation's history; a look at how politics works in America and how the nation 4/5(10).

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It is a must read for any fan of the program and those interested in great historical moments, issues and the 5/5(5). Longtime national affairs writer Woodard (American Nation: A History of Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America,etc.) builds on his previous analysis of the country’s regional differences to focus on the conflict between individualism and collectivism that defines our national in his previous book, the author, currently the state and national affairs writer at the.

Newman is a "superlative American": tall, pleasant, temperate, liberal, athletic, independent, and direct—a self- made success full of the "easy magnificence of his manhood." Forced to earn a living at a young age, Newman has accumulated a substantial fortune through a combination of diligence and luck.

Now, in a new collection, Booknotes: On American Character, Lamb has selected seventy original pieces that reveal something about America: the nation's people, history, and character. Here are biographies of artists, businessmen, politicians, and inventors; stories of events famous, infamous, and less well-known in the nation's history; a look at how politics works in America and how the nation /5(5).

The characters in Typical American include Ralph, his sister, his wife, and the people who touch their lives as they move to America from China and work to become successful. Booknotes--On American Character: CSPAN Celebrates 25 Years!

One of my favorite stations C-SPAN is celebrating its 25th anniversary! NPR recently joined the celebration with an indepth interview of Brian Lamb, founder of CSPAN and host of Booknotes (15 years running, this is also one of my favorite shows on TV), on the origins of C-SPAN and its.The Typical American Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like : Gish Jen.Although I may disagree with a few details, here and there, American Character is, overall, an excellent factual and interpretive acc It builds on Woodard's earlier book about the regional subcultures of American history and their roots in English, continental European, Hispanic, and Native American /5.