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This land is their land reports from a divided nation by Barbara Ehrenreich

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Published by Metropolitan Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social problems -- United States,
  • United States -- Social conditions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementBarbara Ehrenreich.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN59.2 .E29 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16488314M
ISBN 100805088407
ISBN 109780805088403
LC Control Number2008003384

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  this land is their land the wampanoag indians, plymouth colony, and the troubled history of thanksgivingAuthor: David J. Silverman.   Two new books, Woody’s Road, by Mary Jo Guthrie Edgmon and Guy Logsdon, and Robert Santelli’s This Land Is Your Land, deserve special mention. Meanwhile, Seeger has, at the age of ninety-three, placed an exclamation point next to his prodigious output with a marvelous compendium called Pete Seeger: In His Own : Leonard Cassuto.   A new book by author, historian, and professor David J. Silverman, "This Land is Their Land," aims to debunk the myth that Thanksgiving was a peaceful happening between New England's indigenous people, specifically the Wampanoag, and European colonists. "This Land Is Your Land" is one of the United States' most famous folk songs. Its lyrics were written by American folk singer Woody Guthrie in , based on an existing melody, a Carter Family tune called "When the World's on Fire", in critical response to Irving Berlin's "God Bless America."Genre: Folk.

“[This Land Is Our Land] is a book shaped by the nuances of borders: of who crosses them and why, who drew them and what that set into motion As narrator, [Mehta] emerges as comprehensively analytical and trenchant, full of pointed epigrams” —Gaiutra Bahadur, The New Republic.   The latest to enter the fray is the acclaimed writer and journalist Suketu Mehta, whose new book, “ This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant’s Manifesto,” is a defiant rallying cry in favor of.   Here they are, the s, and in This Land Is Their Land, Ehrenreich subjects them to the most biting and incisive satire of her career. Taking the measure of what we are left with after the cruelest decade in memory, Ehrenreich finds lurid extremes all around%().   Michael Upchurch is the former Seattle Times book critic. THIS LAND IS THEIR LAND: THE WAMPANOAG INDIANS, PLYMOUTH COLONY, AND THE TROUBLED HISTORY OF THANKSGIVING. By David J. Silverman.