||"Brochura. Capa Dura. Livro Novo. 287 páginas. For some, patriotism means flags and parades, for others its My country right or wrong. But its much more than that, and as Alan Axelrod observes in this revealing review of our history, true patriotism is built on a bedrock of understanding—who we are as individuals and as a nation, how our ideals and our democracy have evolved, and what it really means to be an American. Its a challenge that calls for an open mind and a clear perspective on the people, events, and issues that shaped our society—and thats just what 1001 Events That Made America provides. ,MBT 135"