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TitleTo America : personal reflections of an historian / Stephen E. Ambrose.

 General Collection E178.6 .A38 2002  AVAILABLE
 Ross Mackenzie Collection E178.6 .A38 2002 c.2 AVAILABLE
xvi, 265 pages ; 24 cm
Local NoteDonated by Ross Mackenzie
NoteIncludes index.
ContentsThe Founding Fathers -- The Battle of New Orleans -- The Indian country -- The transcontinental railroad -- Grant and reconstruction -- Theodore Roosevelt and the beginning of the American century -- Democracy, Eisenhower, and the war in Europe -- The war in the Pacific -- The legacy of World War II -- Vietnam -- Writing in and about America -- War stories: Crazy Horse and Custer and Pegasus Bridge -- Writing about Nixon -- Writing about men in action, 1992-2001 -- The National D-Day Museum -- American racism -- Women's rights and immigration -- The United States and nation building -- Nothing like it in the world.
SummaryThe popular historian shares his views of his own life and on the history of America, in a series of reflections on the Founding Fathers, Native Americans, Theodore Roosevelt, World War II, civil rights, Vietnam, and the writing of history.
Local NoteDonated by Ross Mackenzie
Local Subj.Ross Mackenzie Collection
SubjectUnited States -- History.
United States -- Biography.
United States -- Historiography.
Ambrose, Stephen E.
Historians -- United States -- Biography.
Standard #0743202759

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