Give Me Liberty

Author: Eric Foner
Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9780393920314
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The leading text, in a compact, value edition.

Voices Of Freedom

Author: Eric Foner
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393922929
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The best-selling companion reader to the Give Me Liberty! family of books.

Major Problems In American History

Author: Elizabeth Cobbs
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305886828
Size: 54.84 MB
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Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN HISTORY series introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in U.S. history. This collection serves as the primary anthology for the introductory survey course, covering the subject’s entire chronological span. Comprehensive topical coverage includes politics, economics, labor, gender, culture, and social trends. The fourth edition has been revised to reflect two new historiographical trends: the emergence of the history of religion as an exceptionally lively field and the internationalization of American history. Several chapters include images, songs, and poems to give students a better “feel” for the time period and events under discussion. Key pedagogical elements of the Major Problems format have been retained: 15 to 16 chapters per volume, chapter introductions, headnotes, and suggested readings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

This Day In American History 4th Ed

Author: Ernie Gross
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786448393
Size: 40.51 MB
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"This up-to-date fourth edition of the most important and interesting data--on a day by day basis-- throughout American history includes more than 1,400 new entries with information on a wide variety of subjects--both the "important" matters and the lesser known but thought provoking incidents and phenomena (societal changes, unexpected events) that add richness and depth to American history"--Provided by publisher.

Reader S Guide To American History

Author: Peter J. Parish
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134261829
Size: 54.84 MB
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There are so many books on so many aspects of the history of the United States, offering such a wide variety of interpretations, that students, teachers, scholars, and librarians often need help and advice on how to find what they want. The Reader's Guide to American History is designed to meet that need by adopting a new and constructive approach to the appreciation of this rich historiography. Each of the 600 entries on topics in political, social and economic history describes and evaluates some 6 to 12 books on the topic, providing guidance to the reader on everything from broad surveys and interpretive works to specialized monographs. The entries are devoted to events and individuals, as well as broader themes, and are written by a team of well over 200 contributors, all scholars of American history.

Harvard Guide To American History

Author: Frank Burt Freidel
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674375604
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Notes on research methods and materials accompany a one-volume reference guide to publications dealing with America's historical development

The New World And The New World Order

Author: K.R. Dark
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230379427
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This book re-examines the character of the USA and re-evaluates its relationship to the post-Cold War international order. The USA has often been seen as a model of democratic liberty, a vehement opponent of colonialism and the 'lone superpower' of the post-Cold War world. This book challenges all these views. Unlike previous studies of the post-Cold War role of the USA it connects US domestic affairs to systemic changes often characterized entirely in terms of the 'fall of Communism'.

The Birth Of The Republic 1763 89 Fourth Edition

Author: Edmund S. Morgan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226923436
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In The Birth of the Republic, 1763–89, Edmund S. Morgan shows how the challenge of British taxation started Americans on a search for constitutional principles to protect their freedom, and eventually led to the Revolution. By demonstrating that the founding fathers’ political philosophy was not grounded in theory, but rather grew out of their own immediate needs, Morgan paints a vivid portrait of how the founders’ own experiences shaped their passionate convictions, and these in turn were incorporated into the Constitution and other governmental documents. The Birth of the Republic is the classic account of the beginnings of the American government, and in this fourth edition the original text is supplemented with a new foreword by Joseph J. Ellis and a historiographic essay by Rosemarie Zagarri.

The Oxford Handbook Of Environmental History

Author: Andrew C. Isenberg
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199394474
Size: 33.22 MB
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The field of environmental history emerged just decades ago but has established itself as one of the most innovative and important new approaches to history, one that bridges the human and natural world, the humanities and the sciences. With the current trend towards internationalizing history, environmental history is perhaps the quintessential approach to studying subjects outside the nation-state model, with pollution, global warming, and other issues affecting the earth not stopping at national borders. With 25 essays, this Handbook is global in scope and innovative in organization, looking at the field thematically through such categories as climate, disease, oceans, the body, energy, consumerism, and international relations.