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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321216434
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 7/26/2004
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents


1. New England Life.
Alfred W. Crosby, Jr., “God...Would Destroy Them, and Give Their Country to Another People...”

Thomas A. Foster, “Deficient Husbands: Manhood, Sexual Incapacity, and Male Marital Sexuality in Seventeenth-Century New England.”

Cornelius Hughes Dayton, “Taking the Trade: Abortion and Gender Relations in an Eighteenth-Century New England Village.”

Peggy Robbins, “The Devil in Salem.”

Marcus Rediker, “Under the Banner of King Death: The Social World of the Anglo-American Pirates, 1716 to 1726.”

2. Southern Life.
Winthrop Jordan, “Englishmen and Africans.”

Alexander Falconridge, “Treatment of the Slaves.”

T.H. Breen, “Horses and Gentlemen.”

Lois Green Carr and Lorena S. Walsh, “The Planter's Wife: The Experience of White Women in Seventeenth-Century Maryland.”

3. The Revolutionary Generation.
John Mack Faragher, “But a Common Man: Daniel Boone.”

Phyllis Lee Levin, Abigail Adams and theAmerican Revolution .

James S. Olson, “Wounded and Presumed Dead: Dying of Breast Cancer in Early America.”

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, “A Midwife's Tale.”

Uzal E. Ent, “America's First Confrontation with the Muslim World.”

4. Adjusting to America.
Barbara Welter, “The Cult of True Womanhood: 1820-1860.”

Peter Quinn, “The Tragedy of Bridget Such-A-One.”

Arnold de Leon and Saul Sanchez, “Folklore and Life Experience.”

JoAnn Levy, “Forgotten Forty-Niners.”

5. The Age of Imagination.
William A. DeGregorio, “The Choice: The Jackson-Dickinson Duel.”

Randy Roberts and James S. Olson, “In Search of Davy's Grave.”

Martin S. Pernick, “Anesthesia and the Politics of Pain.”

Morris Bishop, “The Great Oneida Love-In.”

Elliott J. Gorn, “Gouge and Bite, Pull Hair and Scratch.”

6. Americans Divided.
Benjamin Reiss, “P.T. Barnum, Joice Heth and Antebellum Spectacles of Race.”

Harriet Beecher Stowe, “The Slave Warehouse” from Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Henry F. Tragle, “The Southampton Slave Revolt.”

Stanley S. Ivins, “Notes on Mormon Polygamy.”

Stephen B. Oates, “God's Angry Man.”

7. Civil War and Reconstruction.
Joseph Glathaar, Gettysburg.

James W. Clarke, “John Wilkes Booth and the Politics of Assassination.”

Allen W. Trelease, “The Knights of the Rising Sun.”

Larry McMurtry, “A Road They Did Not Know.”

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