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Published by Longman .
Written in English


Book details:

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Number of Pages776
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7410934M
ISBN 100205273815
ISBN 109780205273812

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American Values book. Read 22 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. With rich detail, compelling honesty, and a storyteller’s gift, R /5.   The result is a lyrically written book that is remarkably stirring and relevant, providing insight, hope, and steady wisdom for Americans as they wrestle, as never before, with questions about America’s role in history and the world and what it means to be American. A lyrically written book that provides insight, hope, and steady wisdom for Americans as they wrestle, as never before, with questions about America’s role in history and the world and what it means to be American/5(87). In the Book of American Values and Virtues, freelance editors Bruun and Getzen take a traditional, patriotic approach, trying to show America at its best. The first seven of 14 chapters are headed with 3/5(2).

curious. the US constitution and the declaration of independence can hardly be considered 'conservative' as of the respective times of their composition. they were by contrast incendiary, radical documents that shook european monarchism at its foundation. they were the world's leftwing at that time, and continue to be leftwing instruments when the world remains awash in monarchism, theocracy. This reader would have expected the emphasis to be reversed: Bernstein should have given a short explanation of Affirmative Action, then have given a detailed analysis of why the program both taps into and simultaneously rejects central American values. In sum, this book provides a solid overview of the development of American work values. “Book of North American Birds is a winner: attractive, informative, unique, thorough—the ingredients a successful bird book needs, woven around all-original art by some of the world’s greatest and best-known bird artists! The hundreds of illustrations make me hunger to see the remarkably beautiful animals they represent so well, both.   When a book as fascinating, truthful, beautifully written, and politically significant as American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family, written by a very well-known author by the name of Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and published by a prominent publisher (HarperCollins), is boycotted by mainstream book reviewers, you know it is an important book and [ ].

The result is a lyrically written book that is remarkably stirring and relevant, providing insight, hope, and steady wisdom for Americans as they wrestle, as never before, with questions about America’s role in history and the world and what it means to be American. Why stigmatizing and confining a large segment of our population should be unacceptable to all Americans. The United States, home to five percent of the world's population, now houses twenty-five percent of the world's prison inmates. Our incarceration rate—at per , residents and rising—is almost forty percent greater than our nearest competitors (the Bahamas, Belarus, and Russia. VALUES. The National Book Foundation is guided by the following core beliefs: Books are essential to a thriving cultural landscape; Books and literature provide a depth of engagement that helps to protect, stimulate, and promote discourse in American society; Books and literature are for everyone, no matter where the reader is situated. B & B Rare Books, Ltd. Madison Avenue, Suite New York, NY () [email protected]