God bless America : the surprising history of an iconic song /

The song 'God Bless America' has come to inhabit our collective consciousness. This book tells the fascinating story behind the song, from its composition in 1918 by Irving Berlin, to its first performance by Kate Smith in 1938, to its post 9/11 popularity.

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Main Author: Kaskowitz, Sheryl.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
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Summary:The song 'God Bless America' has come to inhabit our collective consciousness. This book tells the fascinating story behind the song, from its composition in 1918 by Irving Berlin, to its first performance by Kate Smith in 1938, to its post 9/11 popularity.
Physical Description:1 online resource
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780199919789
019991978X
9780199345595
0199345597