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Constructing the American Past A Sourcebook of a People's History, Volume 1 To 1877

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ISBN-10: 0190280956

ISBN-13: 9780190280956

Edition: 8th 2018

Authors: Elliott J. Gorn, Randy Roberts, Susan Schulten, Terry D. Bilhartz

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Now published by Oxford University Press, Constructing the American Past: A Source Book of a People's History, Eighth Edition, presents an innovative combination of case studies and primary source documents that allow students to discover, analyze, and construct history from the actors'perspective.Beginning with Christopher Columbus and his interaction with the Spanish crown in 1492, and ending in the Reconstruction-era United States, Constructing the American Past provides eyewitness accounts of historical events, legal documents that helped shape the lives of citizens, and excerpts fromdiaries that show history through an intimate perspective. The authors expand upon past scholarship and…    
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Book details

List price: $89.99
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/6/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 9.10" wide x 7.40" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Elliott J. Gorn, professor of history at Purdue University, is the co-author of A Brief History of American Sports (H&W, 1993) and author of The Manly Art: Bare-Knuckle Prize Fighting in America. He lives in Chicago.

Susan Schulten is professor of history at the University of Denver. In 2010 she was named a fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation.