The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People, Volume 2: From 1865, Concise Edition / Edition 6

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 98%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (19) from $1.99   
  • New (2) from $50.24   
  • Used (17) from $1.99   
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any coupons and promotions
Seller since 2015

Feedback rating:



New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

PAPERBACK New 0547222785 Ships same or next business day!

Ships from: Lexington, KY

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:


Condition: New
Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.

Ships from: Westminster, MD

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Sort by


Like its corresponding full-size version, THE ENDURING VISION, CONCISE, is an engaging, elegantly written narrative that emphasizes political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. THE ENDURING VISION is known for sustained attention to cultural history, and for innovative coverage of the environment, and the West. The Sixth Edition of THE ENDURING VISION, CONCISE, features a new co-author, Andrew Rieser, new pedagogy, and a beautiful new design. Available in the following split options: THE ENDURING VISION, CONCISE Sixth Edition Complete (Chapters 1-32), ISBN: 0547222807; Volume A: To 1877 (Chapters 1-16), ISBN: 0547222815; Volume B: Since 1865 (Chapters 16-32), ISBN: 0547222785.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780547222783
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/5/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 496
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul S. Boyer, Merle Curti Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University. An editor of NOTABLE AMERICAN WOMEN, 1607-1950 (1971), he also co-authored SALEM POSSESSED: THE SOCIAL ORIGINS OF WITCHCRAFT (1974), for which, with Stephen Nissenbaum, he received the John H. Dunning Prize of the American Historical Association. His other works include URBAN MASSES AND MORAL ORDER IN AMERICA, 1820-1920 (1978), BY THE BOMB'S EARLY LIGHT: AMERICAN THOUGHT AND CULTURE AT THE DAWN OF THE ATOMIC AGE (1985), WHEN TIME SHALL BE NO MORE: PROPHECY BELIEF IN MODERN AMERICAN CULTURE (1992), and PROMISES TO KEEP: THE UNITED STATES SINCE WORLD WAR II (3e, 2003). He is also editor-in-chief of the OXFORD COMPANION TO UNITED STATES HISTORY (2001). His articles and essays have appeared in the "American Quarterly," "New Republic," and other journals. He has been a visiting professor at the University of California, Los Angeles; Northwestern University; and the College of William and Mary.

Clifford E. Clark, Jr., M.A. and A.D. Hulings Professor of American Studies and professor of history at Carleton College, earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University. He has served as both the chair of the History Department and director of the American Studies program at Carleton. Clark is the author of HENRY WARD BEECHER: SPOKESMAN FOR A MIDDLE-CLASS AMERICA (1978), THE AMERICAN FAMILY HOME, 1800-1960 (1986), THE INTELLECTUAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY OF ANGLO-AMERICA SINCE 1789 in the GENERAL HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS SERIES, and, with Carol Zellie, NORTHFIELD: THE HISTORY AND ARCHITECTURE OF A COMMUNITY (1997). He also has edited and contributed to MINNESOTA IN A CENTURY OF CHANGE: THE STATE AND ITS PEOPLE SINCE 1900 (1989). A past member of the Council of the American Studies Association, Clark is active in the fields of material culture studies and historic preservation, and he serves on the Northfield, Minnesota, Historical Preservation Commission.

Sandra McNair Hawley received her Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University. She co-authored the book GLOBAL POLITICS with Dean A. Minix and wrote numerous papers on US/Chinese relations, with a focus on popular culture portraits of Asia and their implications. She taught History at San Jacinto College for 18 years.

Joseph F. Kett, James Madison Professor of History at the University of Virginia, received his Ph.D. from Harvard University. His works include THE FORMATION OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL PROFESSION: THE ROLE OF INSTITUTIONS, 1780-1860 (1968), RITES OF PASSAGE: ADOLESCENCE IN AMERICA, 1790-PRESENT (1977), THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE UNDER DIFFICULTIES: FROM SELF-IMPROVEMENT TO ADULT EDUCATION IN AMERICA, 1750-1990 (1994), and THE NEW DICTIONARY OF CULTURAL LITERACY (2002), of which he is co-author. A former History Department chair at Virginia, he also has participated on the Panel on Youth of the President's Science Advisory Committee, has served on the Board of Editors of the "History of Education Quarterly," and is a past member of the Council of the American Studies Association.

Andrew Rieser (Ph.D. University of Wisconsin) is Associate Professor of History at State University of New York Dutchess Community College and is a past Pew Program fellow in Religion and American history at Yale University. Rieser served as Associate Editor of the DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN HISTORY, 3rd edition. His first book, THE CHAUTAUQUA MOMENT: PROTESTANTS, PROGRESSIVES, AND THE CULTURE OF MODERN LIBERALISM, 1874-1920 brings a fresh analysis to one of the most important cultural institutions of late 19th and early 20th century America.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

16. THE CRISIS OF RECONSTRUCTION, 1865-1877. Reconstruction Politics, 1865-1868. Reconstruction Governments. The Impact of Emancipation. New Concerns in the North, 1868-1876. Reconstruction Abandoned, 1876-1877. 17. THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI WEST, 1860-1900. Native Americans and the Trans-Mississippi West. Settling the West. Southwestern Borderlands. Exploiting the Western Landscape. The West of Life and Legend. 18. THE RISE OF INDUSTRIAL AMERICA, 1865-1900. The Rise of Corporate America. Stimulating Economic Growth. The New South. Factories and the Work Force. Labor Unions and Industrial Conflict. 19. IMMIGRATION, URBANIZATION, AND EVERYDAY LIFE, 1860-1900. The New American City. Middle- and Upper-Class Society and Culture . Working-Class Politics and Reform. Working-Class Leisure in the Immigrant City. Cultures in Conflict. 20. POLITICS AND EXPANSION IN AN INDUSTRIALIZING AGE, 1877-1900. Party Politics in an Era of Upheaval, 1877-1884. Politics of Privilege, Politics of Exclusion, 1884-1892. The 1890s: Politics in a Depression Decade. Expansionist Stirrings and War with Spain, 1878-1901. 21. THE PROGRESSIVE ERA, 1900-1917. Progressives and Their Ideas. State and Local Progressivism. Progressivism and Social Control. Blacks, Women, and Workers Organize. National Progressivism Phase I: Roosevelt and Taft, 1901-1913. National Progressivism Phase II: Woodrow Wilson, 1913-1917. 22. GLOBAL INVOLVEMENTS AND WORLD WAR I, 1902-1920. Defining America's World Role, 1902-1914. War in Europe, 1914-1917. Mobilizing at Home, Fighting in France, 1917-1918. Promoting the War and Suppressing Dissent. Economic and Social Trends in Wartime America. Joyous Armistice, Bitter Aftermath, 1918-1920. 23. THE 1920S: COPING WITH CHANGE, 1920-1929. A New Economic Order. The Harding and Coolidge Administrations. Mass Society, Mass Culture. Cultural Ferment and Creativity. A Society in Conflict. Hoover at the Helm. 24. THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND THE NEW DEAL, 1929-1939. Crash and Depression, 1929-1932. The New Deal Takes Shape, 1933-1935. The New Deal Changes Course, 1935-1936. The New Deal's End Stage, 1937-1939. Social Change and Social Action in the 1930s. The American Cultural Scene in the 1930s. 25. AMERICANS AND A WORLD IN CRISIS, 1933-1945. The United States in a Menacing World, 1933-1939. Into the Storm, 1939-1941. America Mobilizes for War. The Battlefront, 1942-1944. War and American Society. Triumph and Tragedy, 1945. 26. THE COLD WAR ABROAD AND AT HOME, 1945-1952. The Postwar Political Setting, 1945-1946. Anticommunism and Containment, 1946-1952. The Truman Administration at Home, 1945-1952. The Politics of Anticommunism. 27. AMERICA AT MID-CENTURY, 1952-1960. The Eisenhower Presidency. The Cold War Continues. The Affluent Society. Consensus and Conservatism. The Other America. Seeds of Disquiet. 28. THE LIBERAL ERA, 1960-1968. The Kennedy Presidency, 1960-1963. The Struggle for Black Equality, 1961-1968. Liberalism Ascendant, 1963-1968. Voices of Protest. The Liberal Crusade in Vietnam, 1961-1968. 29. A TIME OF UPHEAVAL, 1968-1974. The Youth Movement. The Counterculture. 1968: The Politics of Upheaval. Nixon and World Politics. Domestic Problems and Divisions. The Crisis of the Presidency. 30. CONSERVATIVE RESURGENCE, ECONOMIC WOES, FOREIGN CHALLENGES, 1974-1989. Cultural Changes. Economic and Social Changes in Post-1960s America. Years of Malaise: Post-Watergate Politics and Diplomacy, 1974-1981. The Reagan Revolution, 1981-1984. Reagan's Second Term, 1985-1989. 31. BEYOND THE COLD WAR: CHARTING A NEW COURSE, 1988-2000 The Bush Years: Global Resolve, Domestic Drift, 1988-1993. The Clinton Era Begins: Debating Domestic Policy, 1993-1996. The Economic Boom of the 1990s. Clinton's Foreign Policy: Defining America's Role in a Post-Cold War World. The Clinton Era Ends: Domestic Politics, Impeachment, Disputed Election, 1996-2000. Cultural Trends at Century's End. 32. GLOBAL DANGERS, GLOBAL CHALLENGES, 2001 TO THE PRESENT. America Under Attack: September 11, 2001, and Its Aftermath. Politics and the Economy in Bush's First Term, 2001-2005 . Foreign Policy in a Threatening Era. Social and Cultural Trends in Contemporary America. Domestic Policy Since 2004. CONCLUSION.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)