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Myths that rule America

by Herbert Ira London

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Published by University Press of America in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • National characteristics, American.,
    • Social values.,
    • Mythomania.,
    • United States -- Social policy.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHerbert I. London, Albert L. Weeks.
      ContributionsWeeks, Albert Loren, 1923-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN65 .L588
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 157 p. ;
      Number of Pages157
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4094387M
      ISBN 100819114464, 0819114472
      LC Control Number80005866

      There are many myths about the rules of baseball. A lot of these originated on the playground or sandlot where, as kids, we played by neighborhood rules. "Ties goes to the runner" is one of the most common of the sandlot rules (see Myth #16). Myth and Poetics II Islandica Persian Gulf Studies Religion and American Public Life Religion and Conflict WCS Birds of Brazil Field Guides It features original scholarly articles, interviews, translations, and book reviews. Published by More Journals. 3 / 3. Catalogs. Fall/Winter

      The debate over American health care divides into two camps. One maintains that only government can cure our health care woes; the other holds that government is part of the problem. Right now, advocates of government-run health care clearly have the upper hand — and like all utopian promises, their proposal of free health care The Top 10 Myths of American Health Care.   Behind the Myths of America's 'Creation' In his new book, American Creation, historian Joseph Ellis gets to the bottom of some of the tall tales about America's founding says that.

        Books can change the way we think and can influence events long after they were written. The Library of Congress exhibit "Books That Shaped America" features 88 books — from Thomas Paine's. American History is filled with folklore, Native American mythology, and real truths that make for wonderful campfire tales. In these stories, much like earlier European, Greek, and Roman tales, the accounts can often be only be guessed at, as to whether they are fact or fiction, but they continue to make the rounds of new generations.


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