Titles in the Mainstream of America Series
Arranged alphabetically by title.


 
 

Some Background Information on The Mainstream of America Series


The Mainstream of America Series consisted of twenty volumes all of uniform format published by Doubleday & Company between 1953 and 1966.  Under the editorial leadership of Lewis Gannnett the objective of the series was to provide "the entire sweep of American history - from the earliest days of exploration to the recent decades of turmoil and achievement."  Each volume is presented in a narrative style with the goal of "revolutionizing the reading and enjoyment of history."  The authors selected to write each book were/are established writers and historians producing books which have in some cases received significant critical acclaim.  The following list represents only some of the twenty volumes in the series.

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