Rather than add to these volumes, The Epic of America paints a sweeping In this important narrative, James Truslow Adams reviews how the. The Epic of America. Front Cover. James Truslow Adams. Greenwood Press, – History – Bibliographic information. QR code for The Epic of America. The Epic of America paints a sweeping picture of the diverse past that has created Americaʹs national story. In this important narrative, James Truslow Adams.
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There is a tradition of one-volume narrative histories of the United States in which the political, military, diplomatic, social, and economic strands are skillfully interwoven.
Rather than add to these volumes, The Epic of America paints a sweeping picture of the diverse past that has created America’s national story. In this important narrative, James Truslow Adams reviews how the ordinary American has matured over time in outlook, character, and opinion. Adams grew increasingly conscious of how different an American is now from the man or woman of any other advanced nation. He is equally interested in the whole of American history, how it began, and what it represented in the first half of the twentieth century.
Adams traces the historical origins of the American concept of “bigger and better,” attitudes toward business, the American Dream, and other characteristics generally considered “typically American.
Ever since America became an independent nation, each generation has seen an uprising of its citizens to save the American Dream from forces seeking to overwhelm and dispel it.
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America Secedes from the Empire. The Nation Finds Itself.
America Secedes from the Old World. The Sun Rises in the West.
The North Begins to Hustle. Manifest Destiny Lays a Golden Egg.
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The Flag Outruns the Constitution. The Age of the Dinosaurs. America Revisits the Old World.