ᥙ Format Kindle ᖾ These Truths: A History of the United States eBook: Jill Lepore: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. store ᦋ By Jill Lepore Lepore knows that the story of America is as plural and mutable as the nation itself, and the result is a work of prismatic richness, one that rewards not just reading but rereading This will be an instant classic Kwame Anthony Appiah, author of The Lies that BindLepore s one volume history is elegant, readable, sobering it extends a steadying hand when a breakneck news cycle lurches from one event to another, confounding minds and churning stomachs International New York TimesIn the most ambitious one volume American history in decades, award winning historian and New Yorker writer Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation, an urgently needed reckoning with the beauty and tragedy of American history.Written in elegiac prose, Lepores groundbreaking investigation places truth itselfa devotion to facts, proof, and evidenceat the center of the nations history The American experiment rests on three ideasthese truths, Jefferson called thempolitical equality, natural rights, and the sovereignty of the people And it rests, too, on a fearless dedication to inquiry, Lepore argues, because self government depends on it But has the nation, and democracy itself, delivered on that promise These Truths tells this uniquely American story, beginning in 1492, asking whether the course of events over than five centuries has proven the nations truths, or belied them To answer that question, Lepore traces the intertwined histories of American politics, law, journalism, and technology, from the colonial town meeting to the nineteenth century party machine, from talk radio to twenty first century Internet polls, from Magna Carta to the Patriot Act, from the printing press to Facebook News.Along the way, Lepores sovereign chronicle is filled with arresting sketches of both well known and lesser known Americans, from a parade of presidents and a rogues gallery of political mischief makers to the intrepid leaders of protest movements, including Frederick Douglass, the famed abolitionist orator William Jennings Bryan, the three time presidential candidate and ultimately tragic populist Pauli Murray, the visionary civil rights strategist and Phyllis Schlafly, the uncredited architect of modern conservatism.Americans are descended from slaves and slave owners, from conquerors and the conquered, from immigrants and from people who have fought to end immigration A nation born in contradiction will fight forever over the meaning of its history, Lepore writes, but engaging in that struggle by studying the past is part of the work of citizenship The past is an inheritance, a gift and a burden, These Truths observes It cant be shirked Theres nothing for it but to get to know it. 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- These Truths: A History of the United States eBook: Jill Lepore: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
- Format Kindle
- 960 pages
- Jill Lepore
- 21 October 2017 Jill Lepore