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Created Equal A History of the United States to 1877

ISBN-10: 0205585833

ISBN-13: 9780205585830

Edition: 3rd 2009

Authors: Jacqueline Jones, Peter H. Wood, Thomas Borstelmann, Elaine Tyler May, Vicki L. Ruiz

List price: $149.80
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With its sweeping, inclusive view of American history, Created Equal emphasizes social history-including the lives and labors of women, immigrants, working people, and minorities in all regions of the country-while delivering the familiar chronology of political and economic history. By integrating the stories of a variety of groups and individuals into the historical narrative, Created Equal helps connect the nationrsquo;s past with the readerrsquo;s present.
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Book details

List price: $149.80
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 7.50" wide x 6.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.970
Language: English

Peter H. Wood is history professor emeritus at Duke University and author ofStrange New Land: African Americans, 1526-1776, among others.

Thomas ("Tim") Borstelmann is the Elwood N. and Katherine Thompson Distinguished Professor of Modern World History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Elaine Tyler Mayis Regents Professor in the Departments of American Studies and History at the University of Minnesota. She is the author of several books, includingHomeward BoundandBarren in the Promised Land. She has contributed toMs., theLos Angeles Times, theNew York Times, and more. She is 2009-2010 President of the Organization of American Historians. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Detailed Contents Maps
Figures and Tables
Features
Preface
Supplements
Meet the Authors
A Conversation with the Author
Acknowledgment
North American Founders
First Founders Ancient America
The Question of Origins The Archaic World The Rise of Maize Agriculture
A Thousand Years of Change: 500 to 1500
Valleys of the Sun: The Mesoamerican Empires
The Anasazi: Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde
The Mississippians: Cahokia and Moundville
Linking the Continents
Oceanic Travel: The Norse and the Chinese
Portugal and the Beginnings of Globalization
Looking for the Indies: Da Gama and Columbus
In the Wake of Columbus: Competition and Exchange
Spain Enters the Americas
The Devastation of the Indies
The Spanish Conquest of the Aztec
Magellan and Corteacute;s Prompt New Searches
Three New Views of North America
The Protestant Reformation Plays Out in America
Reformation and Counter-Reformation in Europe
Competing Powers Lay Claim to Florida
The Background of English Expansion
Lost Colony: The Roanoke Experience
Conclusion
Envisioning History
The World as a Clover: Mapping for Art, Religion, or Science
The Wider World
The Lateen Rig: A Triangular Sail That Helped to Conquer Oceans
Interpreting History
ldquo;These Gods That We Worship Give Us Everything We Needrdquo;
European Footholds in North America, 1600ndash;1660
Spainrsquo;s Ocean-Spanning Reach
Vizcaiacute;no in California and Japan
Ontilde;ate Creates a Spanish Foothold in the Southwest
New Mexico Survives: New Flocks Among Old Pueblos
Conversion and Rebellion in Spanish Florida
France and Holland: Overseas Competition for Spain
The Founding of New France
Competing for the Beaver Trade
A Dutch Colony on the Hudson River
ldquo;All Sorts of Nationalitiesrdquo;: Diverse New Amsterdam
English Beginnings on the Atlantic Coast
The Virginia Company and Jamestown
ldquo;Starving Timerdquo; and Seeds of Representative Government