American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

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The American Reader is a uniquely readable anthology of writings and thoughts that are important in American history. The approximately 200 chronologically arranged selections, while all historically and culturally important, were chosen primarily for their literary quality and their interest to readers today.

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Diane Ravitch, a historian of education, is Research Professor at New York University, holds Brown Chair in Education Studies at the Brookings Institution, and is a Fellow at the Manhattan Institute. A former Guggenheim Fellow and recipient of many awards, she is also the author of the recent book Left Back: A Century of Failed School Reforms.

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"Patriotic in the best and broadest, nonpartisan, and large-spirited sense.""-- Booklist""The American Reader is a splendid collection of the words and sentiments that have shaped our nation. It belongs in every American home."-- E. D. Hirsch, author of "Cultural Literacy""This unique multicultural patchwork of political and literary American writ-ings-some famous, some virtually unknown-is a treasure." -- "USA Today""Far more than a marvelous collection of text and images, Ravitch's anthology is also a journey through the American democratic experience. And by showing us the contributions diverse Americans have made to articulating our common democratic ideals and to our efforts to live up to them, Ravitch has provided a sourcebook of unity for our 'teeming Nation of nations.'"-- Albert Shanker, former president, "American Federation of Teachers"

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