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American Voices : Readings in History and Literature, Volume II : Since 1865 (92 Edition)

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Eighteen full and lengthy selections from Margaret Leech, Helen Hunt Jackson, Edward Bellamy, Frederick Jackson Turner, Andy Adams, Jane Addams, Lincoln Steffens, Plunkitt of Tammany Hall, Upton Sinclair, Sinclair Lewis, John Dos Passos, Ruth McKenney, John Steinbeck, Henry Roth, Ralph Ellison, the Port Huron Statement, the Walker Report, and Greil Marcus.

About the Author

The late Robert D. Marcus was Professor of History at SUNY, Brockport, from 1983-2000.

Table of Contents

1. Margaret Leech, Arrival of a Westerner (1941).

2. Helen Hunt Jackson, A Century of Dishonor (1881).

3. Edward Bellamy, Looking Backward, 2000-1887 (1888).

4. Frederick Jackson Turner, The Significance of the Frontier in American History (1893).

5. Andy Adams, The Log of a Cowboy (1903).

6. Jane Addams, A Modern Lear (1912).

7. Lincoln Steffens, Philadelphia: Corrupt and Contented (1904).

8. Plunkitt of Tammany Hall (1905).

9. Upton Sinclair, The Jungle (1906).

10. Sinclair Lewis, Main Street (1920).

11. John Dos Passos, U.S.A. (1937).

12. Ruth McKenney, Industrial Valley (1939).

13. John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath (1939).

14. Henry Roth, Call It Sleep (1934).

15. Ralph Ellison, A Blacks Education (1947).

16. Students for a Democratic Society, The Port Huron Statement (1962).

17. Daniel Walker, The Walker Report (1968).

18. Greil Marcus, Elvis: Presliad (1976).

Product Details

ISBN:
9781881089056
Author:
Marcus, Robert D.
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Author:
Marcus
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
History
Subject:
Study & Teaching
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Americas (North Central South West Indies)
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Education-Teaching Social Studies
Subject:
U. S. history
Copyright:
Series:
American Voices
Series Volume:
Readings in History
Publication Date:
August 1992
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9.00x6.00x.91 in. 1.44 lbs.

Related Subjects

Education » Teaching » Social Studies
Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » General
History and Social Science » World History » General
Humanities » Literary Criticism » General

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