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A true history of the United States : indigenous genocide, racialized slavery, hyper-capitalism, militarist imperialism, and other overlooked aspects of American exceptionalism / Daniel A. Sjursen.

Sjursen, Daniel A., (author.).

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  • 2 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Union County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Cook Memorial Library - La Grande .

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Summary:

"'A true history of he United States' will change the way its readers view America's past, and present. Written in vivid, engaging prose by a combat veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and a former professor of US history at The United States Military Academy West Point, his alma mater, this book grew out of a course that Daniel A. Sjursen taught to cadets. With chapter titles such a 'Patrots or insurgents?' and 'The decade that roared and wept,' Sjursen challenges readers to think deeply and critically and to appply common sense to their understanding of our republic's history. Covering all of the major events, movements and figures in American history, Sjursen shifts the lens, offering fresh insights and uncommon empathy. 'A true history' is accurate with respect to the facts and intellectually honest in its presentation and analysis."--back cover.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 973 S625 (Text) 35178001856247 New Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 09/09/2021 Checked out 10/05/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781586422530
  • ISBN: 1586422537
  • Physical Description: ix, 673 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Lebanon, New Hampshire : Truth to Power, an imprint of Steerforth Press, [2021]

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
"'A true history of he United States' will change the way its readers view America's past, and present. Written in vivid, engaging prose by a combat veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and a former professor of US history at The United States Military Academy West Point, his alma mater, this book grew out of a course that Daniel A. Sjursen taught to cadets. With chapter titles such a 'Patrots or insurgents?' and 'The decade that roared and wept,' Sjursen challenges readers to think deeply and critically and to appply common sense to their understanding of our republic's history. Covering all of the major events, movements and figures in American history, Sjursen shifts the lens, offering fresh insights and uncommon empathy. 'A true history' is accurate with respect to the facts and intellectually honest in its presentation and analysis."--back cover.
Subject: United States > History.

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