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The Resource Touching America's history : from the Pequot War through World War II, Meredith Mason Brown

Touching America's history : from the Pequot War through World War II, Meredith Mason Brown

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Touching America's history : from the Pequot War through World War II
Title
Touching America's history
Title remainder
from the Pequot War through World War II
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Meredith Mason Brown
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Language
eng
Summary
Things you can see and touch can bring to mind the time when the items were made and used. In Touching America's History, Meredith Mason Brown uses twenty objects to summon up major developments in America's history. The objects range in date from a Pequot stone axe head probably made before the Pequot War in 1637, to the western novel Dwight Eisenhower was reading while waiting for the weather to clear so that the Normandy Invasion could begin, and to a piece of a toilet bowl found in the bombed-out wreckage of Hitler's home in the Bavarian alps in 1945. Among the other historically evocat
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YDXCP
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Touching America's history : from the Pequot War through World War II, Meredith Mason Brown
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Touching America's history : from the Pequot War through World War II, Meredith Mason Brown
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt16gzhx3
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : history through things you can touch -- Axe head, adze head -- A compass, a rifle, and the opening of the West -- Yr Most obt Servt, G. Washington -- Daguerreotype and sword -- Shavings from a scaffold -- Diaries from Indian Country -- Travels of an English pistol -- A court-martial in the Philippines -- A medal from General Pershing -- The czar of Halfaday Creek and Hitler's toilet bowl
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1 online resource (pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253008442
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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