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Looseleaf for American History: Connecting with the Past Volume 1

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ISBN-10: 0077528034

ISBN-13: 9780077528034

Edition: 14th 2012

Authors: Alan Brinkley

List price: $144.00
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Connect students to theexperienceof history. Connect students tosuccessin history.Alan Brinkley’sAmerican Historydemonstrates that history is a dynamic story rather than a static collection of names and dates.American Historyshows an ongoing narrative, exploring historical evidence that teaches us about the past while revealing connections to the present. Known for its clear, single voice and impeccable scholarship,American History,Alan Brinkley's best-selling survey text propels students to think critically about the many forces that continually create and re-create the history of the United States. In this wide-ranging narrative, Alan Brinkley shows the diversity and complexity of the nation and of our understanding of its history—an understanding that continues to evolve both in the events of the present and in our reexamination of new evidence and perspectives on the past. This 14th edition features a new series ofConsider the Sourceessays, superior in-text learning tools, four newAmerica in the Worldessays, and extensive content updates that demonstrate how a new generation of historians and of historical actors continues to shape the American story.And now, the most exciting of all, Alan Brinkley’sAmerican HistoryoffersConnect History, an innovative online assignment and assessment platform, which combines a fully integrated eBook with powerful learning and teaching tools. Tools that make assessment easier, learning more engaging, and studying more efficient. For example withinConnect History, a groundbreaking adaptive diagnostic,LearnSmart, provides a personalized study experience for each student ensuring the mastery of basic chapter content. Additionally withConnect History, engaging interactivities such asCritical Missionsimmerse students in pivotal historical events, asks them to explore these situations, and then, make recommendations based on their findings.Connect Historysharpens students’ analytical skills, increases historical understanding, and improves overall course success.
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Book details

List price: $144.00
Edition: 14th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 6/30/2011
Binding: Looseleaf - sheets only 
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.15" tall
Weight: 4.532
Language: English

Alan Brinkley was born in 1949. He earned his Ph.D. at Harvard University and taught at MIT and Harvard as well as City University of New York and Princeton University before joining the Columbia faculty in 1991. He is the Allan Nevins Professor of History at Columbia University, where he was also Provost from 2003 - 2009. He is a historian of the New Deal. A prolific essayist, Brinkley writes regularly in magazines such as The New York Review of Books, the New York Times Book Review, Newsweek and The New Republic and is an advocate for progressive issues. Brinkley has won a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, the National Book Award for History, and numerous other prizes and fellowships, and was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He also serves as a board member or trustee of several academic and policy research institutions and chairs the board of The Century Foundation. His works include Liberalism and Its Discontents, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century.