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Reading the American Past: Volume I: To 1877 Selected Historical Documents

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ISBN-10: 0312564139

ISBN-13: 9780312564131

Edition: 5th 2012

Authors: Michael P. Johnson

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With five carefully selected documents per chapter, this two-volume primary source reader presents a wide range of documents representing political, social, and cultural history in a manageable, accessible way. Thirty-two new documents infuse the collection with the voices of an even wider range of historical actors. Expertly edited by Michael P. Johnson, one of the authors ofThe American Promise, the readings can be used to spark discussion in any classroom and fit into any syllabus. Headnotes and discussion questions help students approach the documents, and comparative questions encourage students to make connections across documents. Reading the American Pastis FREE when packaged withThe American Promise,The American Promise: A Compact History, andUnderstanding the American Promise. For more information on the reader or on package ISBNs, please contact your local sales representative or click here
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Book details

List price: $40.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 1/5/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

MICHAEL P. JOHNSON is Associate Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Women's Studies, and African and African American Studies at Pennsylvania State University.