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Portrait of the USA / editor, Dennis Drabelle ; contributing writers, Maura Christopher ... [and others].

Drabelle, Dennis. (Added Author). Christopher, Maura. (Added Author). United States Information Agency (Added Author).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis S 20.2:2002017723 (Text) 714785-1001 General Federal documents Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis S 20.2:2002017723 (Text) 714785-1002 Online document Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis S 20.2:P 82 (Text) 714785-2001 Online document Available -

Record details

  • Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Information Agency, [1997]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from title screen.
Executive editor, George Clack; managing editor, Rosalie Targonski; designer, Barbara Morgan; photo editor, Maggie Johnson Sliker; Internet editor, Suzanne Dawkins.
Formatted Contents Note: Ch. 1. One from many: immigration patterns and ethnic composition -- ch. 2. From sea to shining sea: geography and regional characteristics -- ch. 3. Toward the city on a hill: a brief history of the United States -- ch. 4. A responsive government: separation of powers and the democratic process -- ch. 5. The business of America: agriculture, mass production, the labor movement, and the economic system -- ch. 6. A diverse educational system: structure, standards, and challenges -- ch. 7. A republic of science: inquiry and innovation in science and medicine -- ch. 8. Separating church and state: freedom of religion -- ch. 9. The social safety net: public assistance and health care -- ch. 10. Distinctively American arts: music, dance, architecture, visual arts, and literature -- ch. 11. Exporting popular culture: baseball, basketball, movies, jazz, rock and roll, and country music -- ch. 12. The media and their messages: freedom of the press, newspapers, radio, and television -- National Celebrations: holidays in the United States.
Type of Computer File or Data Note: Text (HTML) and images.
System Details Note: Mode of access: Internet from the State Dept. USINFO web site. Address as of 6/10/02: http://usinfo.state.gov/usa/infousa/facts/factover/homepage.htm ; current access is available via PURL.
Subject: United States > Social life and customs.
United States > History.
United States > Description and travel.

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