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People and a Nation A History of the United States, to 1877

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ISBN-10: 0547175590

ISBN-13: 9780547175591

Edition: 8th 2010 (Brief Edition)

Authors: Mary Beth Norton, Carol Sheriff, David W. Blight, Howard Chudacoff, Fredrik Logevall

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List price: $142.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 12/30/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.936
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.

Fredrik Logevall is Professor of History at Cornell 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