The American Dream

Author: Jim Cullen
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195173253
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The first "narrative history" traces the thread that binds the dreams and aspirations of most Americans together, exploring shared history and sacred texts--the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence--in search of the origins of ...

American Photography And The American Dream

Author: James Guimond
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 9780807843086
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Looks at how documentary photographers have contested the idea of the American dream, and discusses the work of Francis Benjamin Johnston, Lewis Hine, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, William Klein, Diane Arbus, and Robert Frank

The American Dream And The Power Of Wealth

Author: Heather Beth Johnson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134728794
Size: 75.62 MB
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Drawing on in-depth interviews with 200 black and white families, The American Dream and the Power of Wealth starkly reveals the enormous extent to which parents defend their beliefs in the values that lie at the heart of the American Dream ...

Our Kids

Author: Robert D. Putnam
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476769907
Size: 60.42 MB
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"The bestselling author of Bowling Alone offers [an] ... examination of the American Dream in crisis--how and why opportunities for upward mobility are diminishing, jeopardizing the prospects of an ever larger segment of Americans"--

Baseball And The American Dream

Author: Robert Elias
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9780765607638
Size: 54.56 MB
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Featuring articles by former players such as Orlando Cepeda and Dusty Baker (currently the manager for the San Francisco Giants), legendary journalists such as Leonard Koppett, Andrei Codrescu, and Roger Kahn, and contemporary scholars such ...

We Are Americans

Author: William Perez
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC.
ISBN: 1579223761
Size: 45.29 MB
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About 2.4 million children and young adults under 24 years of age are undocumented.

The American Home Guard

Author: Barry M. Stentiford
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 9781585441815
Size: 33.29 MB
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Barry M. Stentiford tells the story of these militia units—variously called home guards, State Guard, National Guard Reserve, and State Defense Forces.

The American Dream And The Public Schools

Author: Jennifer L. Hochschild
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199839689
Size: 17.73 MB
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While these are all separate problems, much of the contention over them comes down to the same thing--an apparent conflict between policies designed to promote each student's ability to succeed and those designed to insure the good of all ...