The majic bus: an American odyssey

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Hartcourt Brace, 1993 - Education - 513 pages
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In response to a student's question, history professor Douglas Brinkley formed a new kind of history course. Seventeen students were selected to join the maiden voyage of Hofstra University's traveling classroom in a course called "An American Odyssey: Art and Culture Across America". The roving classroom visited 30 states on a sleeper bus over a six-week period in a unique learning expedition. 20 photos.

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Review: The Majic Bus: An American Odyssey

User Review  - JulieK - Goodreads

The author/professor clearly stated in the intro that he wanted all the students to look good in the book, which was a nice thing to do but necessarily left some of the human drama out. It would be ... Read full review

Review: The Majic Bus: An American Odyssey

User Review  - Erica Fauver - Goodreads

Another required read for an English class. I found it interesting in the first couple chapters, but I soon realized it was the same thing every single chapter. I wish there was more of a "point" to ... Read full review

Contents

The Making
2L Frank Perugi and His Majic Bus 34
In Thomas Wolfe Country with Georgia on Our Minds
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Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Patricia Daniels is an author and editor for National Geographic who has written, edited, or contributed to books on history, science, and geography, most recently the "National Geographic Encyclopedia of Space." She lives in State College, Pennsylvania.
Stephen G. Hyslop has been a writer and editor for Time-Life Books and National Geographic, as well as author of "Bound for Santa Fe" and "Chroniclers of Indian Life." He lives in Virginia.
Douglas G. Brinkley is the director of the Theodore Roosevelt Center for American Civilization and Professor of History at Tulane University. He authored two "New York Times" Best Sellers: "Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War" and "Voices of Valor: D-Day; June 6, 1944." He is the official historian for "NBC News." Dr. Brinkley is contributing editor for the "Los Angeles Times Book Review" and "American Heritage" and a contributor to the "New York Times"and "The New Yorker.

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