The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People / Edition 8

The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People / Edition 8

by Paul S. Boyer, Clifford E. Clark, Karen Halttunen, Joseph F. Kett
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 1133944523

ISBN-13: 9781133944522

Pub. Date: 01/01/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

THE ENDURING VISION's engaging narrative integrates political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. Known for its focus on the environment and the land, the text is also praised for its innovative coverage of cultural history, public health and medicine, and the West—including Native American history. The eighth edition incorporates

Overview

THE ENDURING VISION's engaging narrative integrates political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. Known for its focus on the environment and the land, the text is also praised for its innovative coverage of cultural history, public health and medicine, and the West—including Native American history. The eighth edition incorporates new scholarship throughout, includes a variety of new photos, and brings the discussion fully up to date with coverage of the 2012 presidential campaign. Based on the popularity of the "Going to the Source" feature, which was introduced in the previous edition, additional "Going to the Source" selections are offered online in the eighth edition. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133944522
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1104
Sales rank:
720,025
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue. Enduring Vision, Enduring Land. 1. Native Peoples of America, to 1500. 2. The Rise of the Atlantic World, 1400-1625. 3. The Emergence of Colonial Societies, 1625-1700. 4. The Bonds of Empire, 1660-1750. 5. Roads to Revolution, 1750-1776. 6. Securing Independence, Defining Nationhood, 1776-1788. 7. Launching the New Republic, 1788-1800. 8. America at War and Peace, 1801-1824. 9. The Transformation of American Society, 1815-1840. 10. Democratic Politics, Religious Revival, and Reform, 1824-1840. 11. Technology, Culture, and Everyday Life, 1840-1860. 12. The Old South and Slavery, 1830-1860. 13. Immigration, Expansion, and Sectional Conflict, 1840-1848. 14. From Compromise to Secession, 1850-1861. 15. Crucible of Freedom: Civil War, 1861-1865. 16. Reconstruction and Resistance, 1865-1877. 17. The Transformation of the Trans-Mississippi West, 1860-1900. 18. The Rise of Industrial America, 1865-1900. 19. Immigration, Urbanization, and Everyday Life, 1860-1900. 20. Politics and Expansion in an Industrializing Age, 1877-1900. 21. The Progressive Era, 1900-1917. 22. Global Involvements and World War I, 1902-1920. 23. Coping with Change, 1920-1929. 24. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939. 25. Americans and a World in Crisis, 1933-1945. 26. The Cold War Abroad and at Home, 1945-1960. 27. America at Midcentury, 1945-1961. 28. Liberalism, Civil Rights, and War in Vietnam, 1960-1975. 29. A Time of Upheaval, 1961-1980. 30. A Conservative Revival and the End of the Cold War, 1980-2000. 31. A Changing Nation: Homefront Crises and New Global Realities, 2001 to the Present.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >