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American history : a visual encyclopedia / by David C. King.

King, David C., author. (Author). King, David C. Children's encyclopedia of American history. (Added Author). Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Inc. (Added Author). Smithsonian Institution. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library J 973.03 KIN (Text) 33500013086913 New Checked out 09/04/2019
Fosston Public Library J 973.03 KIN (Text) 33500013086921 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781465483676
  • ISBN: 1465483675
  • Physical Description: 320 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note: Previously published as Children's encyclopedia of American history.
Includes index.
Summary, etc.: Get the background on the Battle of Yorktown and discover what started the American Revolution. Learn the legends of the Wild West. Re-live the atmosphere of the "Roaring Twenties." Covering everything from the cultures of the first Native Americans right up to the events of the present day, American History: A Visual Encyclopedia is the ultimate reference tool for exploring the history of one of the most remarkable nations in the world. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, American History: A Visual Encyclopedia gives detailed historical information and brings it to life with more than 750 photographs and paintings, plus extensive maps, charts, and state-specific information. Each double-page spread focuses on one aspect of the nation's history, be it the Civil War or civil rights, the Great Depression or the Moon landing. Complete texts of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution are included in the book for easy reference for classroom work or reports.
Author Notes

US consultants for the new edition:

Peter N. Stearns, PhD, is Provost Emeritus and University Professor at the George Mason University Department of History and Art History.

Philip Baselice, MA, is a Master Teacher in the Social Studies Department of Nysmith School for the Gifted, Herndon, Virginia.

Subject: United States > History > Encyclopedias, Juvenile.
United States > History > Pictorial works.
Genre: Encyclopedias.
Illustrated works.

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