ISBN-10:
1881089967
ISBN-13:
9781881089964
Pub. Date:
09/06/2006
Publisher:
Wiley
The American Journey: United States History Through Letters and Diaries / Edition 1

The American Journey: United States History Through Letters and Diaries / Edition 1

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Overview

These 34 eyewitness accounts provide a unique entrance into the diversity of American society. Diaries and letters are the most reliable of firsthand sources, more so than memoirs that are long removed from the fresh experience of the past.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781881089964
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/06/2006
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

Marsha Markman and Susan Corey are professors in the English Department at California Lutheran University. The late Jonathan Boe was a professor in the History Department. The three have also jointly edited Writing Women's Lives; American Women's History through Letters and Diaries (1999).

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part 1: Post-Civil War America.

Part 2: An Industrial Society in Peace and War.

Part 3: Prosperity, Depression, and War.

Part 4: Contemporary America.

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