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The American land, its history and its uses

Van Dersal, William Richard

The American land, its history and its uses

by Van Dersal, William Richard

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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- United States.,
    • Farm produce -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] William R. Van Dersal.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS441 .V3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 215 p.
      Number of Pages215
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6454575M
      LC Control Number43014146
      OCLC/WorldCa555961

      "This book contains many facts, dates, and details of American history. It meets the required state standards for instruction on early American history. But history is much more than this, and if that is all that is gleaned from this book, then its main message has been missed. by Edward Eggleston., Includes index. Title ; A first book in American history: with special reference to the lives and deeds of great Americans.

      Anne Mackin takes the reader story by story from frontier history to the present and shows how land shaped the American political landscape. She shows how our evolving traditions of apportioning resources have allowed diminished supplies to create our present, increasingly unequal society, and she asks how million Americans living in the.   If you want to learn more about American history you have countless books to choose from. The problem is that most American history books focus on just a few topics, such as the American Revolution and the Civil War, while ignoring other topics that also helped shaped American culture.. I’ve compiled a list of books on American history that I feel are must-reads for every history .

        The first mode of transportation was created in the effort to traverse water: boats. Those who colonized Australia roug–40, years ago have been credited as the first people to cross the sea, though there is some evidence that seafaring trips were carried out as .   King Cotton was a phrase coined in the years before the Civil War to refer to the economy of the American South. The southern economy was particularly dependent on cotton. And, as cotton was very much in demand, both in America and Europe, it created a special set of circumstances.


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this book gave me galaxy brain. absolutely crazy to think every single inch of inhabited earth/land has both a geological and human history!. lots of Native history and history of slave labor esp in the American Southwest that I was completely ignorant of.

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