Turning to the Hebrew Bible for inspiration, solidarity, comfort, and purpose, as the members of the First Continental Congress did, is a common theme in American history. In fact, one cannot understand the American political tradition without understanding America's relationship with the Five Books of Moses. This sourcebook assembles the primary sources of American public history and allows the reader to hear the Hebraic echoes that have formed the cultural vocabulary of the Puritan settlers, revolutionaries, African slaves, leaders of the Civil Rights Movement, and the broader population.--Goodreads.
Vegetables are more than just food for humans--they've been characters, companions, and even protagonists throughout history. This is a delightful collection of little-known stories about the origins, legends, and historical significance of 23 of the world's most popular vegetables.