Summary: Brief, inexpensive, and compact, America: A Concise History, is 35-40 percent shorter than most full-length texts and about half the price. The appealing trade format and full-color illustration and map programs are certain to keep students engaged.
A powerful narrative, rewritten and reorganized by the authors to create a seamless analysis and compelling story of America's past, invites students to see the complex interactions of American history as more t ...show morehan just chronological events.
Part introductions anchored by thematic timelines highlight the engines of change in each period of American history, and the accompanying essays provide a guided overview of causes and connections, helping students understand not just what happened, but why. ...show less