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Enduring Vision to 1877 A History of the American People

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ISBN-10: 0547222815

ISBN-13: 9780547222813

Edition: 6th 2010

Authors: Paul S. Boyer, Clifford E. Clark, Sandra Hawley, Joseph F. Kett, Andrew Rieser

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List price: $164.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/5/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Paul S. Boyer, Merle Curti Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University. An editor of NOTABLE AMERICAN WOMEN, 1607-1950 (1971), he also co-authored SALEM POSSESSED: THE SOCIAL ORIGINS OF WITCHCRAFT (1974), for which, with Stephen Nissenbaum, he received the John H. Dunning Prize of the American Historical Association. His other works include URBAN MASSES AND MORAL ORDER IN AMERICA, 1820-1920 (1978), BY THE BOMB'S EARLY LIGHT: AMERICAN THOUGHT AND CULTURE AT THE DAWN OF THE ATOMIC AGE (1985), WHEN TIME SHALL BE NO MORE: PROPHECY BELIEF IN MODERN AMERICAN CULTURE (1992), and PROMISES TO KEEP: THE UNITED STATES SINCE WORLD WAR…    

Sandra McNair Hawley received her Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University. She co-authored the book Global Politics with Dean A. Minix and has written numerous papers on US/Chinese relations, with a focus on popular culture portraits of Asia and their implications. She currently teaches at San Jacinto College and is working on a new book on the history of Texas.

Joseph F. Kett, James Madison Professor of History at the University of Virginia, received his Ph.D. from Harvard University. His works include THE FORMATION OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL PROFESSION: THE ROLE OF INSTITUTIONS, 1780-1860 (1968), RITES OF PASSAGE: ADOLESCENCE IN AMERICA, 1790-PRESENT (1977), THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE UNDER DIFFICULTIES: FROM SELF-IMPROVEMENT TO ADULT EDUCATION IN AMERICA, 1750-1990 (1994), and THE NEW DICTIONARY OF CULTURAL LITERACY (2002), of which he is co-author. A former History Department chair at Virginia, he also has participated on the Panel on Youth of the President's Science Advisory Committee, has served on the Board of Editors of the "History of Education…    

Andrew Rieser (Ph.D. University of Wisconsin) is assistant professor of History at State University of New York Dutchess Community College and is a past Pew Program fellow in Religion and American history at Yale University. Rieser served as Associate Editor of the DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN HISTORY, 3e. His first book, THE CHAUTAUQUA MOMENT: PROTESTANTS, PROGRESSIVES, AND THE CULTURE OF MODERN LIBERALISM, 1874-1920 brings a fresh analysis to one of the most important cultural institutions of late 19th and early 20th century America.

Native Peoples of America to 1500
The First Americans, c. 13,000-2500 B.C.
Cultural Diversity, c. 2500 B.C.-A.D. 1500
North American Peoples on the Eve of European Contact
The Rise of the Atlantic World 1400-1625
African and European Backgrounds
Europe and the Atlantic World, 1440-1600
Footholds in North America, 1512-1625
The Emergence of Colonial Societies, 1625-1700
Chesapeake Society
Puritanism in New England
The Spread of Slavery: The Caribbean and Carolina
The Middle Colonies
Rivals for North America: France and Spain
The Bonds of Empire, 1660-1750
Rebellion and War, 1660-1713
Colonial Economies and Societies, 1660-1750
Competing for a Continent, 1713-1750
Public Life in British America, 1689-1750
Roads to Revolution, 1750-1776
Triumph and tensions: The British Empire, 1750-1763
Imperial Authority, Colonial Opposition, 1760-1766
Resistance Resumes, 1766-1770
The Deepening Crisis, 1770-1774
Toward Independence, 1774-1776
Securing Independence, Defining Nationhood, 1776-1788
The Prospects of War
War and Peace, 1776-1783
The Revolution and Social Change
Forging New Governments, 1776-1787
Toward a New Constitution, 1786-1788
Launching the New Republic, 1788-1800
Constitutional Government Takes Shape, 1788-1796
Hamilton's Domestic Policies, 1789-1794
The United States in a Wider World, 1789-1796
Parties and Politics, 1793-1800
Economic and Social Change
Jeffersonianism and the Era of Good Feelings, 1801-1824
The Age of Jefferson
The Gathering Storm
The War of 1812
The Awakening of American Nationalism
The Transformation of American Society, 1815-1840
Westward Expansion
The Growth of the Market Economy
Industrial Beginnings
Equality and Inequality
The Revolution in Social Relationships
Democratic Politics, Religious Revival, and Reform, 1824-1840
The Rise of Democratic Politics, 1824-1832
The Bank Controversy and the Second Party System, 1833-1840
The Rise of Popular Religion
The Age of Reform
Technology, Culture, and Everyday Life, 1840-1860
Technology and Economic Growth
The Quality Of Life
Democratic Pastimes
The Quest for Nationality in Literature and Art
The Old South and Slavery, 1830-1860
King Cotton
The Social Groups of the White South
Social Relations in the White South
Life Under Slavery
The Emergence of African-American Culture
Immigration, Expansion, and Sectional Conflict, 1840-1848
Newcomers and Natives
The West and Beyond
The Politics of Expansion, 1840-1846
The Mexican-American War and Its Aftermath, 1846-1848
From Compromise to Secession, 1850-1861
The Compromise of 1850
The Collapse of the Second Party System, 1853-1856
The Crisis of the Union, 1857-1860
The Collapse of the Union, 1860-1861
Crucible of Freedom: Civil War, 1861-1865
Mobilizing for War
In Battle, 1861-1862
Emancipation Transforms the War, 1863
War and Society, North and South
The Union Victorious, 1864-1865
The Crisis of Reconstruction, 1865-1877
Reconstruction Politics, 1865-1868
Reconstruction Governments
The Impact of Emancipation
New Concerns in the North, 1868-1876
Reconstruction Abandoned, 1876-1877