The Star-Spangled Banner: The Making of an American Icon

The Star Spangled Banner The Making of an American Icon More than just the tale of one flag and one song The Star Spangled Banner is the story of how Americans often in times of crisis have expressed their patriotism and defined their identity through the

  • Title: The Star-Spangled Banner: The Making of an American Icon
  • Author: Lonn Taylor Kathleen Kendrick Jeffrey Brodie
  • ISBN: 9780060885625
  • Page: 399
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Star-Spangled Banner: The Making of an American Icon

    More than just the tale of one flag and one song, The Star Spangled Banner is the story of how Americans often in times of crisis have expressed their patriotism and defined their identity through the broad stripes and bright stars of our preeminent national symbol, a tradition that still thrives today The original flag that inspired Francis Scott Key by the dawn s earMore than just the tale of one flag and one song, The Star Spangled Banner is the story of how Americans often in times of crisis have expressed their patriotism and defined their identity through the broad stripes and bright stars of our preeminent national symbol, a tradition that still thrives today The original flag that inspired Francis Scott Key by the dawn s early light has been cared for by the Smithsonian since 1907 The dramatic story of this flag and of the Smithsonian s effort to save it for posterity are told here in this lavishly illustrated book that also explores the broader meaning of the flag in American life.

    • [PDF] Download ✓ The Star-Spangled Banner: The Making of an American Icon | by ↠ Lonn Taylor Kathleen Kendrick Jeffrey Brodie
      399 Lonn Taylor Kathleen Kendrick Jeffrey Brodie
    • thumbnail Title: [PDF] Download ✓ The Star-Spangled Banner: The Making of an American Icon | by ↠ Lonn Taylor Kathleen Kendrick Jeffrey Brodie
      Posted by:Lonn Taylor Kathleen Kendrick Jeffrey Brodie
      Published :2018-09-13T15:37:09+00:00

    One thought on “The Star-Spangled Banner: The Making of an American Icon

    1. Rick

      This was an interesting book because it told the history of both the flag as well as the National Anthem. The history of the flag is compelling and, like many historical documents was poorly cared for at first but who's care has improved and for the past 50 years has been state of the art. This aspect of the book that deals with that is very compelling. The history of the anthem is interesting but could use a bit more elaboration.Overall this is a decent book and explores a history that is often [...]

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *