Final volume in a trilogy, the first of which is the author's The Americans: the colonial experience, and the second of which is his The Americans: the national experience.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 605-682) and index.
"Mr. Boorstin tells the story of the invention of a new democratic culture and the reorientation of the national character through countless little revolutions in economy, technology, and social rearrangements. Illuminated by reflections that are original, judicious and sagacious."