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vii Con­ tents List of Il­ lus­ tra­ tions ix Pref­ ace xi Intro­ duc­ tion: ­ History’s Past Pres­ ence 3 1 The His­ tory Book Club Of­ fers the Past as an “Image of Our­ selves” 21 2 My­ thol­ o­ giz­ ing His­ tory on Du ­ Pont’s Cav­ al­ cade of Amer­ ica 53 3 His­ tory, News, and You Are There 100 4 The Free­ dom ­ Train’s ­ Narrow-Gauge Ic­ o­ nog­ ra­ phy 146 5 Build­ ing a “Na­ tional ­ Shrine” at the Na­ tional Mu­ seum of ­ American His­ tory 186 Con­ clu­ sion: Once and Fu­ ture ­ Truths 223 Ab­ bre­ vi­ a­ tions 235 Notes 237 Bib­ liog­ ra­ phy 283 Index 297 ...

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ISBN
9780299289034
Related ISBN
9780299289041
MARC Record
OCLC
859687319
Pages
264
Launched on MUSE
2013-05-20
Language
English
Open Access
No
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