A-Z of Modern America by Alicia Duchak

By Alicia Duchak

An A-Z of contemporary the United States is a finished cultural dictionary which defines modern the US via its heritage and civilization. The publication contains entries on:key humans from presidents to Babe RuthAmerican lifestyles, customs, garments and educationlegal, spiritual and governmental practicesmulticulturalism, minorities and civil rightsAn A-Z of contemporary the USA bargains obtainable and full of life definitions of over 3,000 separate goods. The e-book is cross-referenced and hence presents linked hyperlinks and cultural connections whereas the appendices include crucial additional info on American associations, constructions and traditions.

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