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by Andrew Sinclair
Author: Andrew Sinclair
Publisher: THAMES & HUDSON LTD; 2Rev Ed edition (1970)
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This book was quite concise indeed, blazing through the history of the United States at high speed. Andrew Sinclair was born in Oxford in 1935 and was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge.
This book was quite concise indeed, blazing through the history of the United States at high speed. There is a lot of good information here, but many topics are breezed over at times when you want to settle in for a bit. The book worked for my purpose though: to read a summary of . History in an effort to find various times/subjects to hone in on and dig deeper. All in all a good overview. in American History from Cambridge, he pursued an academic career in the United States and England.
Andrew Sinclair is a writer, novelist, filmmaker, and publisher
- Oscar Handlin, Harvard University. Andrew Sinclair is a writer, novelist, filmmaker, and publisher. He has taught at Harvard and has also taught American History at the University of London.
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He combines awareness of real issues with concern for documented fact. Instead of presenting us with a mere catalogue of dates, he traces the origins of the American ideal, the rural-urban conflict, the rise of the two great political parties, and analyses the effect of Puritanism on the national character. He also explains American attitudes in the age of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. Books related to A Concise History of the USA.
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Items related to A Concise History of the USA. Sinclair, Andrew A Concise History of the USA. ISBN 13: 9781848683860. Andrew Sinclair has studied or taught at Cambridge, Harvard, Stanford and Columbia Universities. He has been a publisher and a film director (his film of Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood, starring Peter O'Toole, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton is also a classic) and has written many successful novels. Oscar Handlin, Harvard University The merits of Andrew Sinclair's book lie as much in his professional skill as a writer as in his knowledge as a historian.
Though America is a new country by the standards of earlier civilizations, its history makes up in breadth, dynamism and flamboyance what it lacks in actual duration; only a few centuries ago, the most powerful nation in the world was nothing more than a network of trading posts.
His book The Better Half: The Emancipation of the American Woman won the Somerset . A Concise History of the United States (1967, revised and updated 1999).
His book The Better Half: The Emancipation of the American Woman won the Somerset Maugham Prize in 1967. His biographies covered a wide variety of famous people: Che Guevara, Dylan Thomas, Jack London, John Ford, J Pierpont Morgan and Francis Bacon. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1972 . Andrew Sinclair, The last of the best: the aristocracy of Europe in the twentieth century (London: Macmillan, 1969), p. 186. ^ Gale, Floyd C. (December 1961).
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