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Lepore, Jill, 1966-
The story of America : essays on origins / Jill Lepore
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E173 .L47 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- History -- Sources
United States -- Politics and government -- Sources
Physical Description viii, 416 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-398) and index
Summary Harvard historian and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore investigates American origin stories -- from John Smith's account of the founding of Jamestown in 1607 to Barack Obama's 2009 inaugural address -- to show how American democracy is bound up with the history of print

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