Experience History: Interpreting America's Past / Edition 7

Experience History: Interpreting America's Past / Edition 7

by James West Davidson, Brian DeLay, Christine Leigh Heyrman, Mark Lytle
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0073385670

ISBN-13: 9780073385679

Pub. Date: 10/06/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This is the third edition of a U.S. survey text praised by adopters for its lively,engaging narrative style and its careful blending of political and social history. The authors believe that students will be drawn more readily to the study of history if they are presented with an engaging narrative of past events rather than with a mere encyclopedic compendium. The

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This is the third edition of a U.S. survey text praised by adopters for its lively,engaging narrative style and its careful blending of political and social history. The authors believe that students will be drawn more readily to the study of history if they are presented with an engaging narrative of past events rather than with a mere encyclopedic compendium. The strong narrative approach helps students become engaged in the many human dramas that comprise our nation's history. The third edition is about 15 percent shorter in overall length. Its narrative has been streamlined,making it even more accessible

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073385679
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
10/06/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1120
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1 THE CREATION OF A NEW AMERICA
Chapter 1 Old World, New Worlds
Chapter 2 The First Century of Settlement in the Colonial South
Chapter 3 The First Century of Settlement in the Colonial North
Chapter 4 The Mosaic of Eighteenth-Century America
PART 2 THE CREATION OF A NEW REPUBLIC
Chapter 5 Toward the War for American Independence
Chapter 6 The American People and the American Revolution
Chapter 7 Crisis and Constitution
Chapter 8 The Republic Launched
Chapter 9 The Jeffersonian Republic
PART 3 THE REPUBLIC TRANSFORMED AND TESTED
Chapter 10 The Opening of America
Chapter 11 The Rise of Democracy
Chapter 12 The Fires of Perfectionism
Chapter 13 The Old South
Chapter 14 Western Expansion and the Rise of the Slavery Issue
Chapter 15 The Union Broken
Chapter 16 Total War and the Republic
Chapter 17 Reconstructing the Union
PART 4 THE UNITED STATES IN AN INDUSTRIAL AGE
Chapter 18 The Rise of a New Industrial Order
Chapter 19 The Rise of an Urban Order
(and more...)

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