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By Edith M. Pavese

ISBN-10: 0810919303

ISBN-13: 9780810919303

American Highlights provides a window at the usa, taking pictures its suppose and taste in addition to the final form of its background. via over eighty artistic endeavors and vigorous brief textual content items in either English and Spanish, the publication covers everyday life and pop culture, together with baseball, P. T. Barnum's circus, Hollywood, and
television, as well as huge issues reminiscent of immigration and business change.

It specializes in participants — Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, the Wright brothers, between others in addition to on significant occasions. From a fifteenth-century map that Columbus may have used to a modern machine snapshot, the photographs show the fascinating sweep of yankee history.

Among them are works through the best American artists, together with Winslow Homer, Thomas Eakins, Edward Hopper, Romare Bearden, and Robert Rauschenberg.

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