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Title:The American Future: A History
Price:AUD$20.00 (about USD$15.40)
Category:History
ISBN:9781847920003
Item ID:P002-4631
Quantity:1
Publisher:The Bodley Head, London, 2008
Edition:First
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:New Book
Dust Jacket:New
The Bodley Head, 2008, Hardcover, Book Condition: New Book, Dust Jacket Condition: New, First

Fourth impression of the First Edition. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 392 pages. This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by Great Southern Books. Nothing that has happened since the inauguration of Barack Obama has dispelled the sense that the election of 2008 was the kind of moment of truth in American politics and history that seldom comes along. Simon Schama, the acclaimed historian and award-winning critic, followed the campaign, but unlike other accounts, The American Future looks at that contemporary moment through the window of time. In four areas critical to the fate of the American republic¬ówar; the place of religion in politics and culture; immigration; and the tenacious grip of expectations of permanent abundance¬óSchama looks back to see more clearly into the future. Full of lost insights and spellbinding tales, discovering men and women who have been forgotten in the big record, The American Future showcases Schama's unique gift of storytelling, ensuring these eloquent voices will be heard again as the nation moves forward into an uncertain moment in its history. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; United States; ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9781847920003. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4631.
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