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.

This Day In American History 4th Ed

Author: Ernie Gross
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786448393
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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.

Liberty Equality Power A History Of The American People Vol Ii Since 1863 Concise Edition

Author: John M. Murrin
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495903833
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LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER offers students a clear, concise understanding of how America transformed itself, in a relatively short time, from a land inhabited by hunter-gatherer and agricultural Native American societies into the most powerful industrial nation on earth. The authors promote this understanding by telling the story of America through the lens of three major themes: liberty, equality, and power. An approach which helps students understand not only the effect of the notions of liberty and equality, which are often associated with the American story, but also how dominant and subordinate groups have affected and been affected by the ever-shifting balance of power. The Concise Fifth Edition incorporates the work of new coauthor, Alice Fahs (University of California, Irvine), an accomplished historian of the 19th and 20th centuries, with special expertise in cultural history and the history of gender. LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER continues to offer strong political, social, and cultural coverage and valuable pedagogical tools including History Through Film (now one in every chapter) to help draw students into the material and show the relevance of history to their own lives. LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER: A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, CONCISE, 5e is available in the following volume splits: LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER: A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, CONCISE FIFTH EDITION (Chapters 1-32), ISBN: 9781439084953; LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER: A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, CONCISE 5e, VOLUME I: TO 1877, (Chapters 1-17), ISBN: 9780495903826; and LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER: A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, CONCISE 5e, VOLUME II: SINCE 1863, (Chapters 17-32), ISBN: 9780495903833. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Reader S Guide To American History

Author: Peter J. Parish
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134261829
Size: 44.11 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.

Liberty Equality Power Volume I To 1877 Enhanced Concise Edition

Author: John Murrin
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495566349
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See first-hand how the interplay of various forces shaped today's U.S. nation and its people into the powerhouse it is today. LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER, ENHANCED CONCISE EDITION, 4E shows you how to use the maps, images, and charts in the book to give you an edge in your study of history. A brief introduction to the text -- Studying from Primary Source Materials -- reveals some of the tricks to uncovering the past that your instructor wants you to know. Discovery sections, at the end of every chapter, assist you in practicing these skills, which will help you connect the text's themes and excel in your course. This leading, balanced presentation of political and social history comes to life with the help of award-winning, top-level authors, including pre-eminent colonial historian John Murrin, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author James McPherson. LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER: ENHANCED CONCISE EDITION, 4E emphasizes liberty, equality, and power for a three-dimensional journey as you experience the transformation of America from a land inhabited by hunter-gatherers and agricultural Native Americans into the most powerful industrial nation on earth. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Major Problems In American History

Author: Elizabeth Cobbs
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305886828
Size: 43.42 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.

American History

Author: Harvard University. Library
Publisher:
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The Oxford Handbook Of Environmental History

Author: Andrew C. Isenberg
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199394474
Size: 26.66 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.

Teaching American History

Author: Gary J. Kornblith
Publisher: Bedford/st Martins
ISBN:
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Teaching American History: Essays Adapted from the Journal of American History, 2001-2007 brings together a selection of articles from the "Textbooks and Teaching" section of the Journal of American History. Editors Gary J. Kornblith and Carol Lasser have compiled a set of thought-provoking essays from a wide range of top scholars that helps instructors of the U.S. survey consider pedagogy, assessment, re-centered narratives, "uncoverage," as well as textbooks and other course materials. Each part of the book focuses on a different aspect of teaching the survey. Part I introduces an on-line roundtable discussion on teaching the U.S. survey. Part II features articles reflecting on the role of the textbook in the U.S. survey. Part III, "Teaching Outside the Box," contains a selection of articles on incorporating sports, theater, oral history, field experience, service learning, field trips, and the Web into teaching and learning. Part IV challenges teachers to think about the connection between teaching, learning, and testing. Finally, Part V includes articles about bringing the narratives of marginalized people to the center of American history.