American Portraits: Biographies in United States History, Volume 2 / Edition 3

American Portraits: Biographies in United States History, Volume 2 / Edition 3

by Stephen Weisner, William Hartford
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073210277

ISBN-13: 9780073210278

Pub. Date: 11/16/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

American Portraits is a two-volume collection of biographical profiles designed to supplement American History survey texts. Biography personalizes history in a unique and profound way for students, lending a sense of immediacy to the study of the past. All of the essays selected for this anthology profile the life of a given individual and explore how that person

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American Portraits is a two-volume collection of biographical profiles designed to supplement American History survey texts. Biography personalizes history in a unique and profound way for students, lending a sense of immediacy to the study of the past. All of the essays selected for this anthology profile the life of a given individual and explore how that person influenced and was influenced by broader historical forces. Introductions begin each part, placing the biographies in topical and chronological perspective. Supporting documents, headnotes, and discussion questions help students place the biographies in context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073210278
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
11/16/2006
Series:
American Portrait Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
907,136
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part One
Introduction
Philip H. Sheridan by Paul Andrew Hutton
Susan LaFlesche Picotte by Valerie Sherer Mathes
Mary Lease by Rebecca Edwards
Henry McNeal Turner by John Dittmer
John D. Rockefeller by Robert L. Heilbroner

Part Two
Introduction
Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris
Eugene V. Debs by Francis Russell
W. E. B. DuBois by Elliot Rudwick
Margaret Sanger by Margaret Forster
Eleanor Roosevelt by William H. Chafe
Huey Long by Glen Jeansonne
George Patton by Stephen E. Ambrose and Judith D. Ambrose

Part Three
Introduction
Joseph McCarthy by Fred Cook
Martin Luther King Jr. by Stephen B. Oates
Betty Freidan by David Halberstam
Cesar Chavez by Cletus E. Daniel
Ronald Reagan by James T. Patterson
Bill Gates by H. W. Brands

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