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The Resource Portrait of the USA, editor, Dennis Drabelle ; contributing writers, Maura Christopher ... [and others], (electronic resource)

Portrait of the USA, editor, Dennis Drabelle ; contributing writers, Maura Christopher ... [and others], (electronic resource)

Label
Portrait of the USA
Title
Portrait of the USA
Statement of responsibility
editor, Dennis Drabelle ; contributing writers, Maura Christopher ... [and others]
Title variation
USIA portrait of the USA
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CEG
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Drabelle, Dennis
  • Christopher, Maura
  • United States Information Agency
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Portrait of the USA, editor, Dennis Drabelle ; contributing writers, Maura Christopher ... [and others], (electronic resource)
Link
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS19627
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen
  • Executive editor, George Clack; managing editor, Rosalie Targonski; designer, Barbara Morgan; photo editor, Maggie Johnson Sliker; Internet editor, Suzanne Dawkins
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Computer file characteristics
Electronic data.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. One from many: immigration patterns and ethnic composition -- ch. 2. From sea to shining sea: geography and regional characteristics -- ch. 3. Toward the city on a hill: a brief history of the United States -- ch. 4. A responsive government: separation of powers and the democratic process -- ch. 5. The business of America: agriculture, mass production, the labor movement, and the economic system -- ch. 6. A diverse educational system: structure, standards, and challenges -- ch. 7. A republic of science: inquiry and innovation in science and medicine -- ch. 8. Separating church and state: freedom of religion -- ch. 9. The social safety net: public assistance and health care -- ch. 10. Distinctively American arts: music, dance, architecture, visual arts, and literature -- ch. 11. Exporting popular culture: baseball, basketball, movies, jazz, rock and roll, and country music -- ch. 12. The media and their messages: freedom of the press, newspapers, radio, and television -- National Celebrations: holidays in the United States
Control code
ocm44287151
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (GPO)99095940
  • (OCoLC)44287151
  • (GPO)99095940
  • (Sirsi) a730495
System details
Mode of access: Internet from the State Dept. USINFO web site. Address as of 6/10/02: http://usinfo.state.gov/usa/infousa/facts/factover/homepage.htm; current access is available via PURL
Type of computer file
Text (HTML) and images.
Label
Portrait of the USA, editor, Dennis Drabelle ; contributing writers, Maura Christopher ... [and others], (electronic resource)
Link
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS19627
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen
  • Executive editor, George Clack; managing editor, Rosalie Targonski; designer, Barbara Morgan; photo editor, Maggie Johnson Sliker; Internet editor, Suzanne Dawkins
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Computer file characteristics
Electronic data.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. One from many: immigration patterns and ethnic composition -- ch. 2. From sea to shining sea: geography and regional characteristics -- ch. 3. Toward the city on a hill: a brief history of the United States -- ch. 4. A responsive government: separation of powers and the democratic process -- ch. 5. The business of America: agriculture, mass production, the labor movement, and the economic system -- ch. 6. A diverse educational system: structure, standards, and challenges -- ch. 7. A republic of science: inquiry and innovation in science and medicine -- ch. 8. Separating church and state: freedom of religion -- ch. 9. The social safety net: public assistance and health care -- ch. 10. Distinctively American arts: music, dance, architecture, visual arts, and literature -- ch. 11. Exporting popular culture: baseball, basketball, movies, jazz, rock and roll, and country music -- ch. 12. The media and their messages: freedom of the press, newspapers, radio, and television -- National Celebrations: holidays in the United States
Control code
ocm44287151
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (GPO)99095940
  • (OCoLC)44287151
  • (GPO)99095940
  • (Sirsi) a730495
System details
Mode of access: Internet from the State Dept. USINFO web site. Address as of 6/10/02: http://usinfo.state.gov/usa/infousa/facts/factover/homepage.htm; current access is available via PURL
Type of computer file
Text (HTML) and images.

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