David Colbert has brought together a multitude of voices to create a singularly rich American narrative.Â Â Here are the vivid impressions of men and women who were witnesses to and participants in these and other dramatic moments: the first colony in Virginia, the Salem witch trials, the Boston Tea Party, the Oklahoma land rush, the Scopes Trial, the bombing of Nagasaki, the lunch-counter sit-ins at the outset of the civil rights movement, New York City's Stonewall Riot, the fall of Saigon, and the 1992 Los Angeles riots.
With unparalleled and thrilling immediacy, these excerpts from diaries, private letters, memoirs, and newspapers paint a fascinating picture of the evolving drama of American life.
About: Three hundred eyewitness accounts of great moments in American history include Langston Hughes on the Scottsboro boys, Jack London on the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, and other chronicles of the Salem witch trials, the Stonewall riot, and the Scopes trial
About: Hundreds of eyewitness accounts of great moments in American history include Langston Hughes on the Scottsboro boys, Jack London on the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, and other chronicles of the Salem witch trials and the Scopes trial
Pricing is shown for items sent to or within the U.S., excluding shipping and tax. Please consult the store to determine exact fees. No warranties are made express or implied about the accuracy, timeliness, merit, or value of the information provided. Information subject to change without notice. isbn.nu is not a bookseller, just an information source.