American Vistas, 1607-1877

American Vistas, 1607-1877

by Leonard Dinnerstein, Kenneth T. Jackson
     
 

Offering balanced and up-to-date coverage of America's social, political, and diplomatic past, this two-volume anthology of articles by nationally renowned scholars and journalists introduces readers to the excitement of American history. With fifteen new selections, the sixth edition has been substantially revised to examine such topics as the relationship between

Overview

Offering balanced and up-to-date coverage of America's social, political, and diplomatic past, this two-volume anthology of articles by nationally renowned scholars and journalists introduces readers to the excitement of American history. With fifteen new selections, the sixth edition has been substantially revised to examine such topics as the relationship between Native Americans and early colonists, the experience of women in colonial America and the early republic, the Northwest Ordinance, slavery on the western frontier, reconstruction, the experience of African-Americans, Italian immigrants, and women in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the psychiatric, political, and social responses to sex crimes, the influences of television on American life, the FBI's actions against the student anti-war protests of the 60s and early 70s, and the War-Powers Act under the Nixon and Johnson administrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195060591
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/14/1991
Edition description:
6th ed
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.76(d)

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