A Case for Rethinking Family History
By (author) Joseph Anthony Amato
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Jacob's Well by Joseph Anthony Amato
Book DescriptionThrough research, historical narratives, and storytelling, historian and author Joseph A Amato demonstrates how Americans with mixed ancestry and common origins might produce truly extraordinary family histories as he follows his poor, obscure, and truly 'mongrel" family through seven generations, revealing their place in the key events of America's past. Using powerful family traditions to clarify his personal connection to the larger stories of our nation, Amato advocates for the power of the history closest at hand in building personal identity and resisting mass culture.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780873516136
(155mm x 230mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S.
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Joseph Anthony Amato
Surfaces, Hardback (April 2013)
Human beings are surrounded by surfaces: from our skin to faces, to the walls and streets of our homes and cities, to the images, books, and screens of our cultures and civilizations. This book traces the human relationship with surfaces from the deep history of human evolution, which unfolded across millennia, up to the contemporary world.
Rethinking Home, Paperback (March 2002)
The author of this text proposes a bold approach to writing local history in this exploration of the meaning of place and home. Arguing that people of every place and time deserve a history, he explores such topics as the history of madness and the environment in southwestern Minnesota.
Dust, Paperback (November 2001)» View all books by Joseph Anthony Amato
Examining a thousand years of Western civilization - from the naturalism of medieval philosophy, to the artistry of the Renaissance, to the scientific and industrial revolutions, to the modern worlds of nanotechnology and viral diseases - this title offers a story of the genesis of the microcosm.
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