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People and a Nation

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ISBN-10: 054706036X

ISBN-13: 9780547060361

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Mary Beth Norton, Carol Sheriff, David M. Katzman, David W. Blight, Howard Chudacoff

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Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of A People and a Nation, 8/e, offers readers the complete text while limiting the number of photos and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. With stories of everyday people and coverage of cultural diversity, work, and popular culture, this spirited narrative brings history to life by offering the latest scholarship and captivating stories throughout the text.
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Book details

List price: $81.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 11/21/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Carol Sheriff received her B.A. from Wesleyan University and her Ph.D. from Yale University. She has taught at the College of William and Mary since 1993, where she has won the Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award, the Alumni Teaching Fellowship Award, and the University Professorship for Teaching Excellence. Carol teaches the U.S. history survey as well as classes on the Early Republic, the Civil War Era, and the American West. Her publications include THE ARTIFICIAL RIVER: THE ERIE CANAL AND THE PARADOX OF PROGRESS (1996), which won the Dixon Ryan Fox Award from the New York State Historical Association and the Award for Excellence in Research from the New York State Archives, and A PEOPLE AT…    

David W. Blight is professor of American history and director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University.

Three Old Worlds Create a New, 1492-1600
Europeans Colonize North America, 1600-1650
North America in the Atlantic World, 1650-1720
American Society Transformed, 1720-1770
Severing the Bonds of Empire, 1754-1774
A Revolution, Indeed, 1774-1783
Forging a National Republic, 1776-1789
The Early Republic: Conflicts at Home and Abroad, 1789-1800
Defining the Nation, 1801-1823
The Rise of the South 1815-1860
The Modernizing North, 1815-1860
Reform and Politics in the Age of Jackson 1824-1845
The Contested West, 1815-1860
Slavery and America's Future: The Road to War, 1845-1861
Transforming Fire: The Civil War, 1861-1865
Reconstruction: An Unfinished Revolution, 1865-1877