Defining A Nation: Our America and the Sources of its Strength

Washington D.C. National Geographic, 2003.

Illustrated with color photographs throughout. 305 pages. 8vo, glossy pictorial boards, dust wrapper. Washington D.C.: National Geographic, (2003). A near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper.

Bestselling author and Pulitzer winner Halberstam brings together a powerhouse list of journalists and scholars to consider why America, "for all its flaws, for all the things I dissent from, remains so powerful a beacon to so many of the less favored of the world." Thirty-six writers consider a range of issues in American history and culture, from foreign policy to education, technology, and even cuisine. Anthony Lewis examines our open society and the role of the courts in maintaining our freedoms. Harold Moore (We Were Soldiers Once...and Young) extols the citizen-soldier and the remarkable courage he has seen such soldiers exhibit. Anna Quindlen discusses Margaret Sanger, the woman who put family planning on the national agenda, as a central figure in 20th century feminism.

Binding: Hardcover
Dust Wrapper: Yes
Condition: Near Fine / Near Fine
Language: English

Price: $25.00

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