search for books and compare prices
cover image
The Patriot's Handbook: A Citizenship Primer for a New Generation of Americans
By George Grant (editor)
Price
Store
Arrives
Preparing
Shipping
The price is the lowest for any condition, which may be new or used; other conditions may also be available. Rental copies must be returned at the end of the designated period, and may involve a deposit.
Jump down to see edition details for: Paperback
Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Cumberland House
Publication date May 1, 2004
Pages 480
Binding Paperback
Edition 2
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781581824032
ISBN-10 1581824033
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 1.45 lbs.
Original list price $19.99
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: British philosopher G. K. Chesterton once quipped that America is the only nation ever founded on a creed. While other nations find their identity in geography, culture, ideology, or ethnic origin, America was founded on certain ideas about freedom, human dignity, and social responsibility.

Early in the nineteenth century, American educators began to realize that if this great experiment in liberty was to be maintained, then an informed patriotism would have to be instilled in the young. The ideals that produced the nation needed to pass from one generation to the next; thus, these educators presented rising new citizens with a small handbook containing the essential elements of the American creed.

The Patriot's Handbook is a twenty-first century version of that tradition. A concise introduction to the ideas, events, and personalities of American freedom, it is a valuable resource for anyone who wishes to understand the nation's identity as it has developed from its founding until now. Included are key documents:

  • The Mayflower Compact
  • The Declaration of Independence
  • The Federalist Papers
  • Speeches, poems, song lyrics, and profiles of the presidents and many of the leaders who have shaped the nation's history


Editions
Paperback
Book cover for 9781581824032
 
The price comparison is for this edition
2 edition from Cumberland House (May 1, 2004)
9781581824032 | details & prices | 480 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $19.99
About: British philosopher G.

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.