Cartoon History of the United States (Cartoon Guide Series)

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What? You don't know what a Burgess is? -- You can't outline the Monroe Doctrine? -- Recall the 14th Amendment? -- Explain the difference between a sputnik and a beatnik?

Then you need The Cartoon History of the United Statesto fill those gaps. From the first English colonies to the Gulf War and the S&L debacle, Larry Gonick spells it all out from his unique cartoon perspective.

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Larry Gonick has been creating comics that explain math, history, science, and other big subjects for more than forty years. He has been a calculus instructor at Harvard (where he earned his BA and MA in mathematics) and a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT, and he is currently staff cartoonist for Muse magazine. He lives in San Francisco, California.

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"A perfect gift for that teenager who simply can't get American history straight . . . "-- "San Francisco Chronicle"Gonick's irreverent humor is effective . . . the text sparkles . . . "-- "Los Angeles Times" . . . a vital, dynamic, and consistently challenging panorama of our past."-- "The Comics Journal

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