Tracing the history of "American Dream" in popular culture, the author gives readers a field guide to the evolution of our national identity over the last eighty years. Samuel tells the story chronologically, revealing that there have been six major eras of the mythology since the phrase was coined in 1931.
Invites readers to encounter the fertile contradictions pulsating at the core of American identity.
Chapters: 1.The pursuit of happiness 2.The tyranny of the majority 3.Four score and seven years ago 4.Forty acres and a mule 5.The moral equivalent of war 6.The business of America is business 7.The military-industrial complex 8.The personal is political
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