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The Resource The history of the future : American essays, Edward McPherson

The history of the future : American essays, Edward McPherson

Label
The history of the future : American essays
Title
The history of the future
Title remainder
American essays
Statement of responsibility
Edward McPherson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"What does it mean to think about Dallas in relationship to [the TV show] Dallas? In The History of the Future, McPherson reexamines American places and the space between history, experience, and myth. Private streets, racism, and the St. Louis World's Fair; fracking for oil and digging for dinosaurs in North Dakota boomtowns--Americana slides into apocalypse in these essays, revealing us to ourselves."--Back cover
Summary
A collection of long essays centered on American places where the past is erupting into the present in unexpected ways. McPherson reexamines American places and the space between history, experience, and myth. Private streets, racism, and the St. Louis World’s Fair; fracking for oil and digging for dinosaurs in North Dakota boomtowns -- Americana slides into apocalypse in these essays, revealing us to ourselves
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10563195
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.924
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
American essays
Label
The history of the future : American essays, Edward McPherson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-265)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
268 pages
Isbn
9781566894678
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2016039380
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
The history of the future : American essays, Edward McPherson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-265)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
268 pages
Isbn
9781566894678
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2016039380
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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