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Give Me Liberty!: An American History

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is the leading book in the market because it works in the classroom. A single-author book, offers students a consistent approach, a single narrative voice, and a coherent perspective throughout the text. Threaded through the chronological narrative is the theme of freedom in American history and the significant conflicts over its changing meanings, its limits, and its accessibility to various social and economic groups throughout American history. This streamlined edition, revised by author Eric Foner, is 30 percent shorter and includes a new pedagogical feature to help students read and review.

Synopsis:

The leading United States History survey text, now available in a brief, full-color edition.

About the Author

Eric Foner is the preeminent historian of his generation, highly respected by historians of every stripe--whether they specialize in political history or social history. His books have won the top awards in the profession, and he has been president of both major history organizations: the American Historical Association and the Organization of American Historians. He has worked on every detail of Give Me Liberty!, which displays all of his trademark strengths as a scholar, teacher, and writer. A specialist on the Civil War/Reconstruction period, he regularly teaches the nineteenth-century survey at Columbia University, where he is DeWitt Clinton Professor of History. In 2011, Foner's The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery won the Pulitzer Prize in History, the Bancroft Prize, and the Lincoln Prize.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393935530
Subtitle:
An American History
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Foner, Eric
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
US History-General
Edition Description:
Brief Third Edition
Publication Date:
20120201
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in

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