Synopses & Reviews
, Fourth Edition, includes a rich collection of 225 primary sources, both textual and visual, with just the right amount of pedagogy. The. Fourth Edition includes a number of documents designed to highlight the new theme of religion in the Eighth Edition of .
A companion primary-source reader for America: A Narrative History.
Newly updated to mirror the contents of America: A Narrative History, Seventh Edition, this rich resource offers over 300 primary-source readings from diaries, journals, newspaper articles, speeches, government documents, and novels.
About the Author
David E. Shi is president and professor of history at Furman University. Professor Shi was the Frontis W. Johnston Professor of History at Davidson College for more than a decade. His four books focus on American cultural history: Matthew Josephson, Bourgeois Bohemian; The Simple Life: Plain Living and High Thinking in American Culture; In Search of the Simple Life: American Voices, Past and Present; and, most recently, Facing Facts: Realism in American Thought and Culture.Holly A. Mayer is an associate professor of history at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her primary field is Early America, and she is the author of Belonging to the Army: Camp Followers and Community during the American Revolution.