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Author Hakim, Joy.

Title Freedom : a history of US / Joy Hakim.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.


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Description 406 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Foreword by President George W. Bush and Mrs. Bush -- Ordinary people -- Independence -- Revolution -- Liberty for all? -- Wake up, America -- A fatal contradiction -- A war to end slavery -- What is freedom? -- Whose land is this? -- Working for freedom -- Yearning to breathe free -- Safe for democracy? -- Depression and war -- Democracy and struggles -- Let freedom ring -- Marching to freedom land -- Becoming free -- Declaration of Independence -- Freedom in the Constitution.
Summary The companion volume to a major 16-part PBS series brings the story of the United States as viewed through the inspiring fight to uphold the ideal of freedom--from the forging of the Declaration of Independence to the power behind the Civil Rights movement to the challenge the nation faces following the terrorist attacks of September 11.
Subject United States -- History.
United States -- History -- Pictorial works.
National characteristics, American.
ISBN 0195157117 (acid-free paper)
9780195157116 (acid-free paper)
0195175018 (pbk.)
9780195175011 (pbk.)
Standard No. YDXCP 1895433
NZ1 7104328
AU@ 000023826413

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