The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People, Dolphin Edition, Volume I: To 1877 / Edition 2

The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People, Dolphin Edition, Volume I: To 1877 / Edition 2

by Paul S. Boyer, Joseph F. Kett, Harvard Sitkoff, Neal Salisbury
     
 


Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this text is an economically priced version of The Enduring Vision, 6/e (©2008). The Dolphin Edition offers readers the complete text while limiting the number of photos, tables, and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive,… See more details below

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Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this text is an economically priced version of The Enduring Vision, 6/e (©2008). The Dolphin Edition offers readers the complete text while limiting the number of photos, tables, and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. Like its hardcover counterpart, the Dolphin Edition's engaging narrative balances political, social, and cultural history within a clear, chronological framework. Each chapter features the latest scholarship, with coverage extending to current issues such as foreign policy, terrorism, immigration, and the 2006 presidential elections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547052113
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/07/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


Preface. 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. Jeffersonianism and The Era of Good Feelings, 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. The Crises of Reconstruction, 1865-1877. Credits. Index.

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