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The American Promise: A History of the United States (Value Edition), Vol. I

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Publisher Comments:

The American Promise, Value Edition is the perfect choice for instructors looking for a low-priced, high quality text. Retaining the complete narrative of the Fourth Edition, this trade-sized black-and-white edition engages students by revealing history through the eyes of the people who lived it. Enriched with the voices of hundreds of Americans, the Value Edition offers students a memorable narrative for a price they can afford.

About the Author

JAMES L. ROARK (Ph.D., Stanford University) is the Samuel Chandler Dobbs Professor of History at Emory University. He has written or edited four books, including, with Michael P. Johnson, Black Masters: A Free Family of Color in the Old South (1984).
 
MICHAEL P. JOHNSON (Ph.D., Stanford University) is a professor of history at the Johns Hopkins University. He has written or edited six books, including No Chariot Let Down: Charlestons Free People of Color on the Eve of the Civil War (1984) and Reading the American Past.
 
PATRICIA CLINE COHEN (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley) is professor of history at the University of California at Santa Barbara. She has written three books including The Murder of Helen Jewett: The Life and Death of a Prostitute in Nineteenth-Century New York (1998).
 
SARAH STAGE (Ph.D., Yale University) is professor of womens studies at Arizona State University West. She has written three books, including Rethinking Women and Home Economics in the Twentieth Century (1997).
 
ALAN LAWSON (Ph.D., University of Michigan) is professor of history at Boston College. He has written or edited three books, including From Revolution to Republic (1976).
 
SUSAN M. HARTMANN (Ph.D., University of Missouri) is professor of history at The Ohio State University. She has written five books, including The Other Feminists: Activists in the Liberal Establishments (1998).

Table of Contents

Volume I Contents:
 
Chapter 1 Ancient America: Before 1492

Chapter 2 Europeans Encounter the New World, 1492-1600

Chapter 3 The Southern Colonies in the Seventeenth Century, 1601-1700

Chapter 4 The Northern Colonies in the Seventeenth Century, 1601-1700

Chapter 5 Colonial America in the Eighteenth Century, 1701-1770

Chapter 6 The British Empire and the Colonial Crisis, 1754-1775

Chapter 7 The War for America, 1775-1783

Chapter 8 Building a Republic, 1775-1789

Chapter 9 The New Nation Takes Form, 1789-1800

Chapter 10 Republicans in Power, 1800-1824

Chapter 11 The Expanding Republic, 1815-1840

Chapter 12 The New West and Free North, 1840-1860

Chapter 13 The Slave South, 1820-1860

Chapter 14 The House Divided, 1846-1861

Chapter 15 The Crucible of War, 1861-1865

Chapter 16 Reconstruction, 1863-1877

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312489465
Publisher:
Bedford Books
Subject:
United States - General
Author:
Lawson, Alan
Author:
Stage, Sarah
Author:
Hartmann, Susan M.
Author:
Johnson, Michael P.
Author:
Cohen, Patricia Cline
Author:
Roark, James L.
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
United States - 21st Century
Subject:
US History-General
Edition Description:
Value
Publication Date:
20080831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
9.13 x 6.50 in

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