A History of the American People

A History of the American People

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A Magnificent book which reinterprets every aspect of American history. Readable and provocative and written with Paul Johnson's customary vigorous, direct and colourful style. A History of the Americanpeople charts the sweep and drama of America's history through it's politics and economics, it's art and literature and science, it's society and manners and, not least, it's complex religious beliefs. From Walter Raleigh to Bill Clinton, Paul Johnson casts an admiring but not uncritical eye over events and personalities through the past 400 years.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 1216 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 56mm | 1,279.12g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Weidenfeld & Nicolson History
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 69
  • 0753804735
  • 9780753804735

About Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson was born in 1928. He edited the New Statesman in the 1960s and has written over forty books. His Modern Times, a history of the world from the 1920s to the 1990s, has been translated into more than fifteen languages. As well as a weekly column in the Spectator, he contributes to newspapers all over the world.show more

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