DANIEL J. BOORSTIN'S THE AMERICANS: THE COLONIAL EXPERIENCE; LENGTHILY INSCRIBED BY HIM
The Americans: The Colonial Experience.
Item Number: 96031
New York: Random House, 1973.
Later printing of the final volume in Boorstin’s The Americans series. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Lydia A. Bogdoyan with admiration and warm regards from Daniel J. Boorstin Sept 23, 1976.” Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket.
American historian at the University of Chicago Daniel J. Boorstin wrote on a wide variety of topics in American and world history and was instrumental in the creation of the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress. Boorstin's writings emphasized the unity of the American people and especially praised inventors and entrepreneurs as central to the American success story. The Americans: The Colonial Experience explores the years between the arrival of the Pilgrims and America's Declaration of Independence.