A Short History of the United States: From the Arrival of Native American Tribes to the Obama Presidency por Robert V. Remini

April 20, 2019

A Short History of the United States: From the Arrival of Native American Tribes to the Obama Presidency por Robert V. Remini

Titulo del libro: A Short History of the United States: From the Arrival of Native American Tribes to the Obama Presidency

Autor: Robert V. Remini

ISBN: 0060831456

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Review
“A masterful recounting of the Amercian experience from the discovery of the New World to the present. . . . It is a perfect history for our times.” (Robert Dallek, author of Nixon and Kissinger)

“In 2008, Americans face war, terrorism, recession and the rising economies of China and India. Yet the author avers there is still reason to hope for good leadership. Astute assessments of an evolving nation and ideal reading for November voters.” (Kirkus Reviews)

“Provides everything a casual (or bewildered) reader needs to know about the United States from the first English colonists until the beginning of 2008. . . . An objective narrative of this nation’s history that readers of all political stripes will appreciate.” (Publishers Weekly)

“One of our great historians has now given us yet another great work. . . . [It] may be brief, but it is wise, eloquent and authoritative. Readers in search of a sprightly tour of the nation’s lives and times need look no farther than Remini’s latest achievement.” (Jon Meacham, author of American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House)

From the Back Cover

Robert V. Remini's A Short History of the United States is an abbreviated, accessible, lively, and erudite narrative history that contains the essential facts about the discovery, settlement, growth, and development of the American nation and its institutions. Racing across the centuries—from the arrival and migration of Native Americans and the discovery of the New World by Europeans, the American Revolution, the Civil War, the Great Depression, up to the global conflicts of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries—it is a fascinating overview of a great nation's epochs and missteps, and a celebration of its achievements, its unique and enduring strengths, and its abiding commitment to individual freedoms.


Robert V. Remini is professor of history emeritus and research professor of humanities emeritus at the University of Illinois at Chicago and historian of the United States House of Representatives. He is the winner of the National Book Award for the third volume of his study of Andrew Jackson, and he lives in Wilmette, Illinois.