5 edition of Americans at war found in the catalog.
Americans at war
William J. Koenig
|Statement||William J. Koenig.|
|LC Classifications||E181 .K56 1980|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||352 p. :|
|Number of Pages||352|
|LC Control Number||79051034|
A dystopian vision of a future United States undone by civil war and plague. El Akkad’s debut novel is set during the tail end of the 21st century, with the North and South at it again. Southern states have taken up arms to protest a Northern ban on fossil fuels, and the war-torn secessionist “Mag” (Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia) has. American War is Omar El Akkad's first novel and it is masterful. Both the story and the writing are lucid, succinct, powerful and persuasive." —Globe and Mail "This is not a comforting political message for Americans, whose homeland has largely remained free of the chaos and bloodshed experienced by other nations in the modern age/5().
In Race, War, and Surveillance, Mark Ellis examines the interaction between the deep-seated fears of many white Americans about a possible race war and their profound ignorance about the black population. The result was a "black scare" that lasted well beyond the war years. Related Book. American Revolution For Dummies. By Steve Wiegand. If one group was destined to lose no matter how the American Revolutionary War came out, it was Native Americans. If the British won the struggle, they were no more likely to be successful in keeping the colonists from encroaching on lands promised to the tribes than they had.
Cold War Seventy miles south of Berlin, Joseph Polowsky and a patrol of American soldiers were scouting for signs of the Soviet army advancing from the east. As the soldiers neared the Elbe River, they saw lilacs in bloom. Polowsky later said the sight of the ﬂowers ﬁlled them with joy. Across the Elbe, the Americans spotted Soviet. Read this book on Questia. Americans at War by Stephen E. Ambrose, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Americans at War ().
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American War is the story of the second American Civil War, a war that breaks out in over the use of oil. Now, the North and South are once more divided, Texas has become a part of Mexico again, and China is the the most powerful nation in the world/5. An Amazon Best Book of April American War will give you chills.
Set in inOmar El Akkad's debut presents a fractured and frightening America, where the sun burns hot and the country has turned into war zones and refugee camps.4/5(). Americans at War consists of several essays on a variety of military people and topics, beginning with Ulysses S.
Grant's siege of Vicksburg during the Civil War, ending with Ambrose's speculations on "War in the 21st Century" (Americans at War was published in ), and touching upon seemingly every military conflict in between/5.
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Kennedy and the Cold War - pg. The New Frontier - pg. The Great Society - pg. AMERICAN WAR By Omar El Akkad pages. Knopf. $ Omar El Akkad’s debut novel, “American War,” is an unlikely mash-up of unsparing war reporting and plot elements familiar to readers. “American War is terrifying in its prescient vision of the future.” —Maris Kreizman, New York magazine “Piercing Written with precise care for the fictional truth the book sounds a warning blast.
American War is a disquieting novel of immense depth, and possibly a classic of our time. —Al Woodworth, (7). The Americans is an American period spy thriller television series created by Joe Weisberg for the FX television network.
Set during the Cold War, it follows the story of Elizabeth (Keri Russell) and Philip Jennings (Matthew Rhys), two Soviet KGB officers posing as an American married couple living in Falls Church, a Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C.
with their children, Paige (Holly No. of episodes: 75 (list of episodes). Buy a cheap copy of Americans at War book by Stephen E. Ambrose. Collected here for the first time are fifteen essays that span over years of American history--and the remarkable thirty-year career of America's foremost Free shipping over $/5(5).
Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this Americans at War study guide and get instant access to the following. Summary; You'll also get access to. The mission of Omar El Akkad’s first novel, American War, is admirable: to encourage western readers, especially Americans, to put themselves in the shoes of the world’s radicalised displaced.
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American War: A Novel. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, The novel begins circa as an unnamed narrator reflects on his youth and the devastating war he was born into, the Second American Civil War, which took place between and Created by Joseph Weisberg.
With Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Keidrich Sellati, Holly Taylor. At the height of the Cold War two Russian agents pose as your average American couple, complete with family/10(K).
While not Ambrose' greatest book, Americans at War does synthesize some key lessons from various wars in which American troops have participated.
Perhaps the greatest strength of the book is the last chapter on War in the 21st /5(30). The book’s most violent character—who is also the closest thing American War has to a heroine—is not a believer; there is no investigation of deeply.
American War serves as a meditation on the nature of the U.S. Civil War, which took place between andalthough the inciting factors in.
The book opens with accounts of the war’s impact on individuals and families. It goes on to look at how the war affected school experiences; how Mexican American patriotism helped to soften racist attitudes; how Mexican Americans in the Midwest, unlike their counterparts in other regions of the country, did not experience greater.
Depicts a second American Civil War and devastating plague in the late twenty-first century that forces a family into a camp for displaced people, where a young woman is befriended by a mysterious.
American War: A Novel is not a bad novel, and many readers may like it, but in the end its flaws overpower any of its strengths. Jake Bible is a prolific author of YA and adult novels and short fiction in horror, action/thriller, and science fiction, as well as works that combine elements of multiple genres.
A fascinating chronicle of the endeavors of African Americans who fought for their country: this book recounts their stories, their bravery, and their contributions. African Americans at War puts a human face on this neglected area of history.
From pre-Revolutionary fighting against the French to cutting-edge combat against Saddam Hussein, these A-Z volumes underscore significant Reviews: 1. This book provides readers with an overview of how Americans have commemorated and remembered the Civil War. Presents events related to the commemoration of public memory of the Civil War chronologically, from to the present Illustrated with photographs of Pages: The Mexican-American War, waged between the United States and Mexico from tohelped to fulfill America's "manifest destiny" to expand its territory across the entire North American.