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HARDCOVER

$230.50 • £184.95 • €207.50

ISBN 9780674375123

Publication Date: 10/10/1980

Short

1104 pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

87 maps, 116 tables

Belknap Press

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Stephan Thernstrom is Professor of History, Harvard University, and Director of the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History.

Ann Orlov is a freelance writer and consultant. From 1968 to 1975 she was Editor for the Behavioral Sciences at Harvard University Press.

Oscar Handlin, a Pulitzer Prize–winning historian, was Carl M. Loeb University Professor, Emeritus, at Harvard University. He was the editor of This Was America.

Awards & Accolades

  • 1981 Waldo G. Leland Prize, American Historical Association
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