American Highlights: United States History in Notable Works by Edith M. Pavese

By Edith M. Pavese

American Highlights offers a window at the usa, shooting its think and style in addition to the general form of its background. via over eighty artistic endeavors and vigorous brief textual content items in either English and Spanish, the ebook covers way of life and pop culture, together with baseball, P. T. Barnum's circus, Hollywood, and
television, as well as large issues equivalent to immigration and business change.

It makes a speciality of participants — Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, the Wright brothers, between others in addition to on significant occasions. From a fifteenth-century map that Columbus may have used to a latest computing device picture, the photographs exhibit the intriguing sweep of yank history.

Among them are works by way of the best American artists, together with Winslow Homer, Thomas Eakins, Edward Hopper, Romare Bearden, and Robert Rauschenberg.

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