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Expertly revised to bring the study fully up to date and to reflect new insights derived from significant modern research.
Hardcover, 7th, 923 pages
Published January 17th 1980 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published 1930)
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There are two volumes, both very large but worth the read. Both volumes have been reprinted over and over again and has stood the test of time. It was originally published in the 1930s. It is textbook-like, however, it contains SO MUCH information. It is a great resource for historians, history buffs, and people who are interested in American history. It is a highly regarded book by many and it contains almost anything you wanted to know. The first volume deals with the early years of the republ ...more
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Jul 30, 2013 Erik Graff rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
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This was one of Dad's books from Grinnell College which he attended on the GI Bill after WWII. I read it as preparation for the U.S. History requirement at Maine Twp. H.S. South in Park Ridge, Illinois.
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It's a textbook! One of only two on my list. I'm actually trying to read it from start to finish and I confess I have a way to go, but it's worth it to add to my canon of "David McCullough recommends".
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Samuel Eliot Morison, son of John H. and Emily Marshall (Eliot) Morison, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on 9 July 1887. He attended Noble’s School at Boston, and St. Paul’s at Concord, New Hampshire, before entering Harvard University, from which he was graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1908. He studied at the Ecole Libre des Sciences Politiques, Paris, France, in 1908-1909, and retu ...more
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