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American Stories A History of the United States, Volume 1

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ISBN-10: 0205960898

ISBN-13: 9780205960897

Edition: 3rd 2015

Authors: H. W. Brands, Timothy H. Breen, R. Hal Williams, Ariela J. Gross

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Explore America's rich and complex past in this accessible presentation of American history Using a streamlined and powerful narrative, the authors take readers beyond an assortment of facts to tell the story of our nation. American Stories covers the essential elements and events in American history and uses significant incidents and episodes to reflect the dilemmas, choices, and decisions made by the American people as well as by their leaders. This title is available in a number of formats -- digital and print.  Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through Pearson's MyLab products, CourseSmart, Amazon, and more.  To learn more about pricing options and customization, click the Choices tab.   ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. PackagesAccess codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental booksIf you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codesAccess codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. 
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Book details

List price: $127.20
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 2/4/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.156
Language: English

H.W. Brands was born Henry William Brands in Oregon. He graduated from Stanford University in 1975 with a B.A. in history, and from Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon. He went on to earn his graduate degree in mathematics and history in Oregon and Texas. He taught at Vanderbuuilt University and Texas A&M University before he joined the faculty at the University of Texas at Austin. He acquired the title of Dickson Allen Anderson Centennial Professor of History at the U of Texas. He specializes in American History and politics, with books including Traitor to His Class, Andrew Jackson, The Age of Gold, the First American, and TR. While several of his books have been best sellers, two of them - Traitor to His Class and The First American were finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He lectures often on historical and current events and he can be seen and heard on national television and radio programs.