FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Contains approximately two hundred poems, speeches, songs, essays, letters, and documents that capture many of the facets of American history and culture.
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Diane Ravitch, a historian of education, is Research Professor at New York University, holds Brown Chair in Education Studies at the Brookings Institution, and is a Fellow at the Manhattan Institute.A former Guggenheim Fellow and recipient of many awards, she is also the author of the recent book Left Back: A Century of Failed School Reforms.Review:
"Far more than a marvelous collection of text and images, Ravitch's anthology is also a journey through the American democratic experience." -- -- Albert Shanker, former president, American Federation of Teachers
"Patriotic in the best and broadest, nonpartisan, and large-spirited sense." -- -- Booklist
"The American Reader is a splendid collection of the words and sentiments that have shaped our nation." -- -- E. D. Hirsch, author of Cultural Literacy
"This unique multicultural patchwork of political and literary American writ-ings-some famous, some virtually unknown-is a treasure." -- -- USA Today
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060164808
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