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4 edition of America Dreaming found in the catalog.

America Dreaming

by Laban Carrick Hill

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Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24257495M
ISBN 109780316078832
OCLC/WorldCa464252635

  Before looking at what the American Dream is today, we need to look at its roots. Our Founding Fathers introduced the revolutionary idea that each person's desire to pursue their idea of happiness was not self-indulgence, but a necessary driver of a prosperous society. In his best-selling book The Organization Man, however, William H. Whyte criticized the notion that conformity was the best path to success and self-fulfillment. Conformity was still the watchword of suburban life: Many neighborhoods had rules mandating what types of clotheslines could be used and prohibited residents from parking their cars on.

Dreams and Visions of America's Future. George Washington – following is an excerpt from David Wilkerson's book Set the Trumpet to Thy Mouth. In Michael had a dream of a burning star with crooked tips. The star was being shot at by 8 men in chariots.   In "Abandoned America: Dismantling the Dream", internationally acclaimed photographer Matthew Christopher continues his tour of the quiet catastrophes dotting American cities, examining the losses and failures that led these ruins to become forsaken by communities that once celebrated them. - "A new book, Abandoned America: The Age of 5/5(1).

SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics. This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of The American Dream by Jim Cullen. The American Dream is a work of historical analysis by [ ].   Created by Jonathan Prince, Josh Goldstein. With Gail O'Grady, Tom Verica, Brittany Snow, Jonathan Adams. Set to the soundtrack of the '60s, a Philadelphia family moves toward the cultural upheaval in the years ahead. The Pryors' teen daughter Meg tries to shed her "good girl" image by hanging with her worldly friend Roxanne and pursuing a dream of being an "American Bandstand" /10(K).


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America Dreaming is a great picture of the 60s for anyone. The layout is fabulous. The pictures, captions, and text (font, color and size)present each topic perfectly/5(2). Like Harlem Stomp, America Dreaming is an educational and visual look into a time of America Dreaming book and influence.

Covering subjects such as the civil rights movement, hippie Laban Hill, author of the acclaimed Harlem Stomp, is back with an in-depth exploration of America in the 's and the young people who built a new world around them and changed our society significantly.4/5.

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