America: A Concise History, Volume One: To 1877 / Edition 5

America: A Concise History, Volume One: To 1877 / Edition 5

by James A. Henretta, Rebecca Edwards, Robert O. Self
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312643284

ISBN-13: 9780312643287

Pub. Date: 01/09/2012

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

With fresh interpretations from two new authors, wholly reconceived themes, and a wealth of cutting-edge scholarship, the Fifth Edition of America: A Concise History is designed to work perfectly with the way you teach the survey today. Building on the book’s hallmark strengths—balance, explanatory power, and a brief-yet-comprehensive

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With fresh interpretations from two new authors, wholly reconceived themes, and a wealth of cutting-edge scholarship, the Fifth Edition of America: A Concise History is designed to work perfectly with the way you teach the survey today. Building on the book’s hallmark strengths—balance, explanatory power, and a brief-yet-comprehensive narrative—as well as its outstanding full-color visuals and built-in primary sources, authors James Henretta, Rebecca Edwards, and Robert Self have shaped America into the ideal brief book for the modern survey course, at a value that can’t be beat.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312643287
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
01/09/2012
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
624
Sales rank:
238,978
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part One

THE CREATION OF AMERICAN SOCIETY, 1450–1763

1 THE EMERGENCE OF AN "ATLANTIC WORLD": EUROPE, AFRICA, AND AMERICA, 1450–1620

2 THE INVASION AND SETTLEMENT OF NORTH AMERICA, 1550–1700

3 CREATING A BRITISH EMPIRE IN AMERICA, 1660–1750

4 GROWTH AND CRISIS IN COLONIAL SOCIETY, 1720–1765

Part Two

THE NEW REPUBLIC, 1763–1820

5 TOWARD INDEPENDENCE: YEARS OF DECISION, 1763–1776

6 MAKING WAR AND REPUBLICAN GOVERNMENTS, 1776–1789

7 POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN THE NEW REPUBLIC, 1787–1820

8 CREATING A REPUBLICAN CULTURE, 1790–1820

Part Three

ECONOMIC REVOLUTION AND SECTIONAL STRIFE, 1820–1877

9 ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION, 1820–1860

10 A DEMOCRATIC REVOLUTION, 1820–1844

11 RELIGION AND REFORM, 1820–1860

12 THE SOUTH EXPANDS: SLAVERY AND SOCIETY, 1800–1860

13 THE CRISIS OF THE UNION, 1844–1860

14 TWO SOCIETIES AT WAR, 1861–1865

15 RECONSTRUCTION, 1865–1877

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