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People and a Nation A History of the United States

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ISBN-10: 0547060378

ISBN-13: 9780547060378

Edition: 2nd 2009

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

List price: $81.95
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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: 11/3/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
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…    

Reconstruction: An Unfinished Revolution, 1865-1877
The Development of the West, 1865-1900
The Machine Age, 1877-1920
The Vitality and Turmoil of Urban Life, 1877--1920
Gilded Age Politics, 1877-1900
The Progressive Era, 1895-1920
The Quest for Empire, 1865-1914
Americans in the Great War, 1914-1920
The New Era 1920-1929
The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1941
Peaceseekers and Warmakers: Americans in the World, 1920-1941
The Second World War at Home and Abroad, 1941-1945
The Cold War and American Globalism, 1945-1961
America at. Midcentury
The Tumultuous Sixties
Continuing Divisions and New Limits, 1969-1980
Conservatism Revived, 1980-1992
Into the Global Millennium: America Since 1992