A Sense of history : the best writing from the pages of American heritage / introductory note by Byron Dobell
- New York : American Heritage Press,  and Boston : Distributed by Houghton Mifflin.
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- ix, 832 pages ; 25 cm
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- I wish I'd been there -- How to write history / Dixon Wector -- "And the mound builders vanished from the earth" / Robert Silverberg -- The hunt for the regicides / Alexander Winston -- "Then and there the child independence was born" / Richard B. Morris -- "In the name of the great Jehovah and the Continental Congress!" / Kenneth S. Davis -- Our two greatest presidents / Clinton Rossiter -- The garden of Eden and the deacon's meadow / Perry Miller -- The battle of Lake Erie / Richard F. Snow -- The peace of Christmas eve / Fred L. Engelman -- Primer from a green world / Walter Havighurst -- Children of darkness / Stephen B. Oates -- Jackson's fight with the 'monster' / Bray Hammond -- Johnny Appleseed / Edward Hoagland -- The minister and the mill girl / George Howe -- The Hawthornes in paradise / Malcolm Cowley -- The Tammany pioneers / Richard Reinhardt -- The farther continent of James Clyman / Richard Rhodes -- Prairie schooner / George R. Stewart -- A barbarian at the Shogun's court / Emily Hahn -- A family divided / Janet Stevenson -- Hayfoot, strawfoot! / Bruce Catton -- The first modern man of war / B.H. Liddell Hart --, The unexpected Mrs. Stowe / David McCullough -- Fear of the city / Alfred Kazin -- The great Vanderbilt will battle / Frank Kintrea -- The historian as celebrity / John Lukacs -- The machine that kept them honest / Gerald Carson -- Carnegie & Rockefeller / Robert L. Heilbroner -- Should the historian make moral judgments? / Henry Steele Commager -- Henry Adams in the South Seas / Louis Auchincloss -- "You'll have to see Morgan" / Andy Logan -- The father of Oz / Daniel P. Mannix -- The winds of ruin / C.W. Gusewelle -- The old Fall River Line / Oliver Jensen -- "You press the button, we do the rest" / Bernard A. Weisberger -- The woods were tossing with jewels / Marie St. John -- "Perdicaris alive or Raisuli dead" / Barbara W. Tuchman -- The American game / Bruce Catton -- Big Bill Taft / Stephen Hess -- An Iowa Christmas / Paul Engle -- The world's tallest building / Spencer Klaw -- Still quiet on the Western front / Gene Smith -- Were Sacco and Vanzetti innocent? / Francis Russell -- Quiet earth, big sky / Wallace Stegner -- The conundrum of corn / Joseph Kastner -- Henry Ford's village / Walter Karp -- Why the money stopped / John Kenneth Galbraith --, and "I am the law" / Thomas J. Fleming -- St. Lô / Charles Cawthon -- The man who could speak Japanese / William Manchester -- When I landed, the war was over / Hughes Rudd -- The place of Franklin D. Roosevelt in history / Allan Nevins -- How we found the missiles / Don Moser -- LBJ and Vietnam / Larry L. King -- "The first rough draft of history" / an interview with Benjamin C. Bradlee by Michael Gartner.
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- American heritage
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