An American Harvest: Reading in American History, Volume II / Edition 1

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Overview

This collection of 55 core documents is arranged chronologically in two volumes. Intended for use in American history courses, this text moves from colonial America to the present and focuses on policy as well as political development. A foreword, afterword, and explanatory footnotes accompany each document. Included in each volume are the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and Amendments 11-26.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780155023055
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/2/1986
  • Series: American Harvest Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 254
  • Product dimensions: 5.57 (w) x 8.44 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Meet the Author

Joseph Conlin was born in Philadelphia and educated at Villanova University (A.B.) and the University of Wisconsin (M.A., Ph.D.). He taught American history at half a dozen colleges and universities, spending most of his career at California State University, Chico. He was a Fulbright Professor in Rome and Salzburg and was twice Visiting Senior Lecturer at the Social History Centre at Warwick University, England. For 30 years (60 semesters), with a few subtracted for sabbaticals, he taught between one and four sections of the United States history survey course each term, a total of about 200 times. He won four awards for excellence in teaching. Conlin has written a dozen books, about 70 articles in scholarly journals and magazines of popular history, some 100 book reviews in a variety of journals, and more newspaper journalism than he can or cares to remember. Several of his published essays and one book were awarded "best of the year" prizes.

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