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A Rope of Sand

Michael Kammen - History - 2012 - 368 pages
This detailed study, by a Pulitzer-prize-winning historian, of their activities and of the gradual breakdown of communications between the colonies and the mother country, until the link between the two become only "a rope of sand," is, in ...
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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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