The American Future: A History From The Founding Fathers To Barack Obama

Paperback | April 13, 2010

bySimon Schama

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A companion to a groundbreaking PBS series, The American Future, Simon Schama's acclaimed book reveals American citizenship in the act of its own remaking.

In the aftermath of 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, America grappled with an un-American sense of its own limits. To reinvigorate its self-belief, the United States sought a leader to relight the torch of national purpose. But in addition to a president like Barack Obama, Americans are also looking for a replenished sense of their place in the world.

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A companion to a groundbreaking PBS series, The American Future, Simon Schama's acclaimed book reveals American citizenship in the act of its own remaking. In the aftermath of 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, America grappled with an un-American sense of its own limits. To reinvigorate its self-belief, the United States sought a leader to r...

Simon Schama is a professor of art history and history at Columbia University. His award-winning books, translated into fifteen languages, include Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution, Landscape and Memory, Rembrandt’s Eyes, A History of Britain, The Power of Art, Rough Crossings, and most recently, The American Future: A His...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 8.3 × 5.3 × 1.1 inPublished:April 13, 2010Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143015117

ISBN - 13:9780143015116

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