The Resource Made in America : an informal history of the English language in the United States, Bill Bryson

Made in America : an informal history of the English language in the United States, Bill Bryson

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Made in America : an informal history of the English language in the United States
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Made in America
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an informal history of the English language in the United States
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Bill Bryson
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eng
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Dewey number
420/.973
Index
index present
LC call number
PE2809
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.B79 1995
Literary form
non fiction
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Made in America : an informal history of the English language in the United States, Bill Bryson
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction (p.ix) -- The Mayflower and before (p.1) -- Becoming Americans (p.13) -- A "democratical phrenzy" : America in the age of revolution (p.30) -- Making a nation (p.48) -- By the dawn's early light : forging a national identity (p.64) -- We're in the money : the age of invention (p.82) -- Names (p.100) -- "Manifest destiny" : taming the West (p.119) -- The melting pot : immigration in America (p.134) -- When the going was good : travel in America (p.156) -- What's cooking? : eating in America (p.180) -- Democratizing luxury : shopping in America (p.206) -- Manners and other matters (p.219) -- The hard sell : advertising in America (p.235) -- The movies (p.248) -- The pursuit of pleasure : sport and play (p.263) -- Of bombs and bunkum : politics and war (p.287) -- Sex and other distractions (p.304) -- From Kitty Hawk to the jumbo jet (p.324) -- Welcome to the space age : the 1950s and beyond (p.334) -- American English today (p.352) -- Notes on sources (p.365) -- Select bibliography (p.385) -- Index (p.395)
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1st U.S. ed.
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xii, 417 p.
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9780380713813
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(pbk. : Bard, 1998)
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94046451
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ocm31738238

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