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Amer. Realities : History Episodes From Settlement to the Civil War, Volume I

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 - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780321433459

ISBN10: 0321433459

Amer. Realities : History Episodes From Settlement to the Civil War, Volume I by J. William Youngs - ISBN 9780321433459
Edition: 7TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No
Amer. Realities : History Episodes From Settlement to the Civil War, Volume I by J. William Youngs - ISBN 9780321433459

ISBN13: 9780321433459

ISBN10: 0321433459

Edition: 7TH 07

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.