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Secret History of America

By: Manly P. Hall

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Griffin: May 2019

Seller ID: 18311

ISBN: 1250319285

Condition: New


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The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects

By: Richard Kurin

Price: $23.95

Publisher: Penguin Books: October 2016

Seller ID: 3849

ISBN: 0143128159

Condition: New


Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 784 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 784 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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The Refinement of America: Persons, Houses, Cities

By: Richard Lyman Bushman

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Vintage: August 1993

Seller ID: 17465

ISBN: 0679744142

Condition: New


This lively and authoritative volume makes clear that the quest for taste and manners in America has been essential to the serious pursuit of a democratic culture. Spanning the material world from mansions and silverware to etiquette books, city planning, and sentimental novels, Richard L. Bushman shows how a set of values originating in aristocratic court culture gradually permeated almost every stratum of American society and served to prevent the hardening of class consciousness. A work of immense and richly nuanced learning, "The Refinement of America" newly illuminates every facet of both... View more info