American Vistas: 1877 to the Present

American Vistas: 1877 to the Present

by Leonard Dinnerstein, Kenneth T. Jackson
     
 

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This two-volume anthology of readings introduces students to the diversity and excitement of U.S. history. Featuring articles by nationally-renowned scholars and journalists, American Vistas offers balanced and up-to-date coverage of America's social, political, and diplomatic history. With eight new selections per volume, the fifth edition has beenSee more details below

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This two-volume anthology of readings introduces students to the diversity and excitement of U.S. history. Featuring articles by nationally-renowned scholars and journalists, American Vistas offers balanced and up-to-date coverage of America's social, political, and diplomatic history. With eight new selections per volume, the fifth edition has been substantially revised to include new discussions of the Great Convention, education in early America, Abraham Lincoln and equality, slavery and emancipation, Jesse James, Darwinism, and Soviet-U.S. relations.
Features:
*Written in a clear and lively style *Individual essays Written by eminent scholars in a variety of fields *Explanatory headnotes guide students through each essay *Interdisciplinary approach to American history and society *Eight new essays in each volume

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195041361
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/01/1987
Edition description:
5th ed
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.69(d)

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