America Interpreted: A Concise History with Interpretive Readings, Volume I / Edition 1

America Interpreted: A Concise History with Interpretive Readings, Volume I / Edition 1

by Randall B. Woods, Willard B. Gatewood
     
 

ISBN-10: 015501160X

ISBN-13: 9780155011601

Pub. Date: 07/01/1997

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This concise, accessible narrative text for students of U.S. history combines and synchronizes the concept of a textbook with that of a reader. Linking narrative with articles that support and build on the text, this book enables students to relate interpretation to narrative and exposes them to historical analysis in a meaningful way. This text covers the factual

Overview

This concise, accessible narrative text for students of U.S. history combines and synchronizes the concept of a textbook with that of a reader. Linking narrative with articles that support and build on the text, this book enables students to relate interpretation to narrative and exposes them to historical analysis in a meaningful way. This text covers the factual information, as well as how historians abstract meaning from the past.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155011601
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/01/1997
Series:
America Interpreted Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Discovery and Disaster: The Old World Meets the New
1(32)
The Founding of the English Colonies
33(43)
Culture and Society in Colonial America
76(35)
The American Revolution
111(56)
The Search for a Republican Order: From the Articles of Confederation to the Constitution
167(34)
The New Republic, 1788--1815
201(54)
The Long Shadow of Andrew Jackson: Party Politics, 1815--1844
255(44)
Reordering American Society and Culture, 1825--1850
299(51)
Westward Expansion and the War with Mexico
350(32)
"The Peculiar Institution": Slavery and Society in the Antebellum South
382(49)
The Unraveling of the Union, 1848--1861
431(53)
The Civil War
484(43)
The Politics of Reconciliation, 1865--1877
527

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