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 Westincluding 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.
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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.