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An American Primer book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From the Mayflower Compact of to President Johnson's Address 4/5. An American Primer book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Originally published in and republished by City Lights in 19 /5.   An excerpt from the Foreword: "The American Primer" is a challenge rather than a finished fight. We find Whitman on this occasion rather laying his plans than undertaking to perfect them. It would be unfair to take such a mass of more or less disjointed notes and pass them under severe review. Whitman never intended them for : NOOK Book (Ebook). A American Primer, also printed by Coverly, is the earliest primer with this title in the Evans bibliography, where it is described as “a reprint of the New England Primer.” The earliest American Primer held by children’s literature expert A.S.W. Rosenbach dated from

  America: A Patriotic Primer is a succinct history of the United States, an ABC of the principles on which this country was founded, and a book for children and families to /5(18). The New-England Primer, the principal textbook for millions of colonists and early Americans. First compiled and published about by Benjamin Harris, a British journalist who emigrated to Boston, the primer remained in use for more than years. The New-England Primer A . One of the first works of fiction by an American author to become popular outside the United States, Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow was first published as part of The Sketchbook in Irving’s vivid imagery involving the wild supernatural pursuit by the Headless Horseman has sustained interest in this popular folktale through many printed editions, as well as film. An American primer. [Daniel J Boorstin] -- Anthology of essays, laws, speeches and other writings illustrating the American way of life. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Daniel Boorstin introduces An American Primer as ""..a book of beginnings,"" a Citizen's History of the living tradition of America. ""Historian's history is the patient, endless effort to reconstruct the dead past. But the citizen cannot wait. The world will not let him be patient."". Buy An American Primer by Daniel J Boorstin (Editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 5 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ "This first edition of An American primer is limited to five hundred copies"--Verso of 2nd prelim. leaf. BAL notes 2 states of binding: (A) gray paper boards; (B) blue cloth. Description: ix, 35 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates: 3 facsimiles, 1 portrait ; 24 cm: Responsibility. An American primer by Daniel J. Boorstin. Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago. Written in EnglishCited by: