The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People, Volume I: To 1877 / Edition 8

The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People, Volume I: To 1877 / Edition 8

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


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… See more details below

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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, and includes a variety of new photos. 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133945215
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
592
Sales rank:
436
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(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.

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