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American Culture, American Tastes: Social Change and the 2th Century

Michael Kammen - Social Science - 2012 - 352 pages
Michael Kammen surveys these debates as well as our changing taste preferences, especially in the past century, and the shifting perceptions that have accompanied them.
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Mystic Chords of Memory: The Transformation of Tradition in American Culture

Michael Kammen - History - 2011 - 880 pages
"Fascinating . . . a subtle and teeming narrative . . . masterly." —Time "This is a big, ambitious book, and Kammen pulls it off admirably. . . . [He] brings a prodigious mind and much scholarly rigor to his task . . . an importnat ...
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People of Paradox

Michael Kammen - Religion - 2012 - 316 pages
In this major interpretive work Mr. Kammen argues that most attempt to understand America’s history and culture have minimized its complexity, and he demonstrates that, from our beginnings, what has given our culture its distinctive ...
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Picture Books for Children: Fiction, Folktales, and Poetry

Mary Northrup - Education - 2012 - 188 pages
Revised edition of: Picture books for children / Patricia J. Cianciolo. Fourth edition. 1997.
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Calls Beyond Our Hearing: Unlocking the Secrets of Animal Voices

Holly Menino - Nature - 2012 - 272 pages
A worldwide journey through the mystery and science of animal communication. Calls Beyond Our Hearing is a fascinating exploration of animals, their voices, and their survival.
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The Alchemist's Apprentice

Kate Thompson - Juvenile Fiction - 2013 - 199 pages
Jack is about to discover how to make gold—but the secret art will come at a price The year is 1720, and Jack, a London blacksmith’s apprentice, is fleeing the punishment of his master.
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