The Cartoon Guide to United States History

The Cartoon Guide to United States History

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Description

What? You don't know what a Burgess is? -- You can't outline the Monroe Doctrine? -- Recall the 14th Amendment? -- Explain the difference between a sputnik and a beatnik?

Then you need The Cartoon History of the United States to fill those gaps. From the first English colonies to the Gulf War and the S&L debacle, Larry Gonick spells it all out from his unique cartoon perspective.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 189 x 235 x 27.18mm | 674g
  • Harperreference
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • cartoons, index
  • 0062730983
  • 9780062730985
  • 184,526

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What? You don't know what a Burgess is? -- You can't outline the Monroe Doctrine? -- Recall the 14th Amendment? -- Explain the difference between a sputnik and a beatnik?

Then you need The Cartoon History of the United Statesto fill those gaps. From the first English colonies to the Gulf War and the S&L debacle, Larry Gonick spells it all out from his unique cartoon perspective.
show more

Review quote

"A perfect gift for that teenager who simply can't get American history straight . . . "-- "San Francisco Chronicle"Gonick's irreverent humor is effective . . . the text sparkles . . . "-- "Los Angeles Times" . . . a vital, dynamic, and consistently challenging panorama of our past."-- "The Comics Journal
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Rating details

747 ratings
3.96 out of 5 stars
5 33% (245)
4 39% (291)
3 21% (157)
2 7% (50)
1 1% (4)
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