Nation of Nations: A Concise Narrative of the American Republic / Edition 1

Nation of Nations: A Concise Narrative of the American Republic / Edition 1

by James West Davidson, William E. Gienapp, Mark H. Lytle, Michael B. Stoff, Christine Heyraman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0070157502

ISBN-13: 9780070157507

Pub. Date: 02/28/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

The latest addition to our very successful Overture Books program,Nation of Nations: A Concise Narrative History of the American Republic,is based on one of the most successful US history survey texts in recent memory. Its success is due to its well-crafted blend of political and social history. This concise edition incorporates the scholarship of the latest

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The latest addition to our very successful Overture Books program,Nation of Nations: A Concise Narrative History of the American Republic,is based on one of the most successful US history survey texts in recent memory. Its success is due to its well-crafted blend of political and social history. This concise edition incorporates the scholarship of the latest social historians,within the framework of a compelling narrative history. The narrative tells how this teeming Nation of Nations as Walt Whitman named it,manages to prosper and expand to become the longest live republic in the history of the world. Nation of Nations attempts to tell its story with a flair most textbooks lack. This concise edition stands apart from other brief editions of U.S. history survey texts because it does not sacrifice narrative interest by condensing it out. This text provides a steamlined narrative,yet its style remains clear and its prose lively.

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ISBN-13:
9780070157507
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition

Table of Contents

List of Maps and Charts
Preface
Introduction
Part One: Global Essays: The Creation of a New America
Chapter 1: Old World, New Worlds
1. The Meeting of Europe and America
2. Early North American Cultures
3. The European Background of American Colonization
4. Spain's Empire in the New World
5. The Reformation in Europe
6. England's Entry into America
Chapter 2: The Firt Century of Settlement in the Colonial South
1. English Society On the Chesapeake
2. Chesapeake Society in Crisis
3. From the Caribbean to the Carolinas
4. The Spanish Borderlands
Chapter 3: The First Century of Settlement in the Colonial North
1. The Founding of New England
2. New England Communities
3. The Middle Colonies
4. Adjustment to Empire
Chapter 4: The Mosaic of Eighteenth-Century America
1. Forces of Division
2. Slave Societies in the Eighteenth-Century South
3. Enlightenment and Awakening in America
4. Anglo-American Worlds of the Eighteenth Century
5. Toward the Seven Years' War
(and more...)

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