Know the Past, Find the Future
Score: 3.5
From 198 Ratings

Know the Past, Find the Future


  • Author: Various Authors
  • Release Date : 2011-05-18
  • Genre: United States
  • File Size: 22658749 Bytes


From Laurie Anderson to Vampire Weekend, Roy Blount, Jr., to Renée Fleming, Stephen Colbert to Bill T. Jones—more than 100 luminaries reflect on the treasures of America’s favorite public library.Marking the centennial of The New York Public Library’s Beaux-Arts landmark at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, now called the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Know the Past, Find the Future harnesses the thoughts of an eclectic assortment of notable people as they ponder an even more eclectic assortment of objects. From among the Library’s vast collections, these writers, artists, philosophers, scientists, musicians, athletes, architects, choreographers, and journalists—as well as some of the curators who have preserved these riches—each select an ...

When No One Is Watching
Score: 4.5
From 25 Ratings

When No One Is Watching


  • Author: Alyssa Cole
  • Release Date : 2020-09-01
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 3219119 Bytes


An instant NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY BESTSELLER!"I was knocked over by the momentum of an intense psychological thriller that doesn’t let go until the final page. This is a terrific read." – Alafair Burke, New York Times bestselling author*Marie Claire's September Book Club Pick* Rear Window meets Get Out in this gripping thriller from a critically acclaimed and New York Times Notable author, in which the gentrification of a Brooklyn neighborhood takes on a sinister new meaning…Sydney Green is Brooklyn born and raised, but her beloved neighborhood seems to change every time she blinks. Condos are sprouting like weeds, FOR SALE signs are popping up overnight, and the neighbors she’s known all her life...

Reading the American Past  Volume I  To 1877

Reading the American Past Volume I To 1877


  • Author : Michael P. Johnson
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2012-01-05
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780312564131


Reading the American Past Volume I To 1877 Book Description :

"Organized chapter by chapter to parallel The American promise: a history of the United States in all its editions"--v. 1, p. iii....

Reading the American Past  Volume II  From 1865

Reading the American Past Volume II From 1865


  • Author : Michael P. Johnson
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2012-01-05
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780312563776


Reading the American Past Volume II From 1865 Book Description :

"Organized chapter by chapter to parallel The American promise: a history of the United States in all its editions"--v. 1, p. iii....

Reading the American Past  Volume I  To 1877

Reading the American Past Volume I To 1877


  • Author : Michael P. Johnson
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2010-07-26
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780312585730


Reading the American Past Volume I To 1877 Book Description :

This two-volume primary-source collection provides a diverse selection of voices from the nation’s past while emphasizing the important social, political, and economic themes of a U.S. history survey course. Edited by one of the authors of The American Promise and designed to complement the textbook, Reading the American Past features over 150 documents, each accompanied by a headnote and questions for discussion to encourage students’ understanding of the sources....

Reading the American Past  Selected Historical Documents  Volume 1  To 1877

Reading the American Past Selected Historical Documents Volume 1 To 1877


  • Author : Michael P. Johnson
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2019-09-06
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781319212032


Reading the American Past Selected Historical Documents Volume 1 To 1877 Book Description :

With five carefully selected documents per chapter, this popular two-volume primary source reader presents a wide range of documents representing political, social, and cultural history in an accessible way. Expertly edited by Michael Johnson, co-author of The American Promise, the readings can be used to spark discussion in any classroom and will fit into any syllabus....

Reading The American Past

Reading The American Past


  • Author : Michael P. Johnson
  • Publisher : Bedford/st Martins
  • Release Date : 2001-08
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106017068559


Reading The American Past Book Description :

This two-volume primary-source collection provides a broad range of voices and perspectives from our nation's past, while emphasizing the important social, political, and economic themes of most U.S. history survey courses. Edited by one of the authors of The American Promise and designed to complement the textbook, Reading the American Past offers a rich selection of over 125 documents and editorial apparatus to aid students' understanding of the sources....

Reading the American Past  Volume II  From 1865
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Reading the American Past Volume II From 1865


  • Author : Michael P. Johnson
  • Publisher : Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Release Date : 2004-10-08
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 031240901X


Reading the American Past Volume II From 1865 Book Description :

This two-volume primary-source collection provides a wide array of voices from the nation’s past while emphasizing the important social, political, and economic themes of U.S. history courses. Thirty-one new documents (one per chapter) allow for a multiplicity of perspectives on environmental, western, ethnic, and gender history and more global coverage. Edited by one of the authors of The American Promise and designed to complement the textbook, Reading the American Past provides a broad selection of over 150 documents and editorial apparatus to aid students’ understanding of the sources....

Reading the American Past  Selected Historical Documents  Volume 1  To 1877

Reading the American Past Selected Historical Documents Volume 1 To 1877


  • Author : Michael P. Johnson
  • Publisher : Bedford Books
  • Release Date : 2019-09-06
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 131921200X


Reading the American Past Selected Historical Documents Volume 1 To 1877 Book Description :

"With five carefully selected documents per chapter, this popular two-volume primary source reader presents a wide range of documents representing political, social, and cultural history in an accessible way. Expertly edited by Michael Johnson, co-author of The American Promise, the readings can be used to spark discussion in any classroom and will fit into any syllabus."--Publisher website....

Reading the American Past  Volume I  To 1877

Reading the American Past Volume I To 1877


  • Author : Michael P. Johnson
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2004-10-08
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0312409001


Reading the American Past Volume I To 1877 Book Description :

This two-volume primary-source collection provides a wide array of voices from the nation’s past while emphasizing the important social, political, and economic themes of U.S. history courses. Thirty-one new documents (one per chapter) allow for a multiplicity of perspectives on environmental, western, ethnic, and gender history and more global coverage. Edited by one of the authors of The American Promise and designed to complement the textbook, Reading the American Past provides a broad selection of over 150 documents and editorial apparatus to aid students’ understanding of the sources....