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Amer. Realities : History Episodes From Settlement to the Civil War, Volume I - 7th edition

Amer. Realities : History Episodes From Settlement to the Civil War, Volume I (ISBN10: 0321433459; ISBN13: 9780321433459)
ISBN13: 978-0321433459
ISBN10: 0321433459

Summary: American Realities, a best-selling collection of secondary sources, integrates the lives of Americans with their respective time periods, and depicts a diverse American experience that challenges the preconceived notions of students.

This edition includes new scholarship and revised writing in existing chapters. The clarity of the author's unique, anecdotal writing style successfully engages students in an exploration of unique historical characters and signif
icant events.

Features
  • Each chapter has a built-in study guide which includes a Chapter Summary, Study Questions, Identification Topics, and Research Topics to help students understand the chapter and to consider ways of exploring historical issues and events in greater detail.
  • Clearly and colorfully communicates the ideologies and emotions of a variety of episodes in American history, bringing places, dates, and names to life for students.
  • Presents students with different perspectives and interpretations, drawing them into an analysis of history that is both intellectually and emotionally provocative.
New To This Edition
  • NEW! Chapter 1 now focuses on Chief Powhatan, the head of the most powerful Indian Confederacy on the Atlantic seaboard and father of Pocahontas.
  • NEW! Increased coverage of the Middle Colonies, Quakers, and Social Reform.
  • NEW! Each chapter provides revised annotated bibliographies, highlighting the updated scholarship throughout the text.
...show more
Summary: American Realities, a best-selling collection of secondary sources, integrates the lives of Americans with their respective time periods, and depicts a diverse American experience that challenges the preconceived notions of students.

This edition includes new scholarship and revised writing in existing chapters. The clarity of the author's unique, anecdotal writing style successfully engages students in an exploration of unique historical characters and significant events.

Features
  • Each chapter has a built-in study guide which includes a Chapter Summary, Study Questions, Identification Topics, and Research Topics to help students understand the chapter and to consider ways of exploring historical issues and events in greater detail.
  • Clearly and colorfully communicates the ideologies and emotions of a variety of episodes in American history, bringing places, dates, and names to life for students.
  • Presents students with different perspectives and interpretations, drawing them into an analysis of history that is both intellectually and emotionally provocative.
New To This Edition
  • NEW! Chapter 1 now focuses on Chief Powhatan, the head of the most powerful Indian Confederacy on the Atlantic seaboard and father of Pocahontas.
  • NEW! Increased coverage of the Middle Colonies, Quakers, and Social Reform.
  • NEW! Each chapter provides revised annotated bibliographies, highlighting the updated scholarship throughout the text.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 7TH 07
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Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Year Published: 2007
International: No

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