American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of N


American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America

Sale price $9.99 Regular price $18.00

American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America

Paperback – September 25, 2012

A history of North America's rival cultural regions challenges popular perceptions about the red state-blue state conflict, tracing tensions stemming from disparate intranational values that have shaped every major event in history.

An endlessly fascinating look at American regionalism and the eleven nations that continue to shape North America According to award-winning journalist and historian Colin Woodard North America is made up of eleven distinct nations each with its own unique historical roots In American Nations he takes readers on a journey through the history of our fractured continent offering a revolutionary and revelatory take on American identity and how the conflicts between them have shaped our past and continue to mold our future From the Deep South to the Far West to Yankeedom to El Norte Woodard reveals how each region continues to uphold its distinguishing ideals and identities today with results that can be seen in the composition of the U S Congress or on the county-by-county election maps of presidential elections

Editorial Reviews
An endlessly fascinating look at American regionalism and the eleven nations that continue to shape North America According to award-winning journalist and historian Colin Woodard North America is made up of eleven distinct nations each with its own unique historical roots In American Nations he takes readers on a journey through the history of our fractured continent offering a revolutionary and revelatory take on American identity and how the conflicts between them have shaped our past and continue to mold our future From the Deep South to the Far West to Yankeedom to El Norte Woodard reveals how each region continues to uphold its distinguishing ideals and identities today with results that can be seen in the composition of the U S Congress or on the county-by-county election maps of presidential elections

Product details
Paperback: 384 pages
Publisher: Penguin Books; Reprint edition (September 25, 2012)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0143122029
ISBN-13: 978-0143122029
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces