American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America

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Author: Colin Woodard

Brand: Penguin Books

Edition: Reprint


  • Penguin Books

ISBN: 0143122029

Number Of Pages: 384

Publisher: Penguin Books

Release Date: 2012-09-25

Details: An endlessly fascinating look at American regionalism and the eleven nations that continue to shape North America According to award-winning journalist and historian Colin Woodard North America is made up of eleven distinct nations each with its own unique historical roots In American Nations he takes readers on a journey through the history of our fractured continent offering a revolutionary and revelatory take on American identity and how the conflicts between them have shaped our past and continue to mold our future From the Deep South to the Far West to Yankeedom to El Norte Woodard reveals how each region continues to uphold its distinguishing ideals and identities today with results that can be seen in the composition of the U S Congress or on the county-by-county election maps of presidential elections

EAN: 9780143122029