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Enduring Vision A History of the American People to 1877

ISBN-10: 0618738827

ISBN-13: 9780618738823

Edition: 2007

Authors: Paul Boyer, Neal Salisbury, Harvard Sitkoff, Nancy Woloch, Clifford E. Clark

List price: $174.95
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Student Achievement Series: The Enduring Vision, is an innovative survey text and part of a program developed in partnership with teachers and students to meet the learning, study, and assessment goals necessary for student success. Through extensive research and focus groups conducted with a diverse cross-section of students, Houghton Mifflin presents a ground breaking solution for skills mastery, understanding, and retention. Feedback from students has been instrumental in all aspects of development, from design and pedagogy to testing and assessment to title and packaging. These elements culminate in a textbook program that reflects the way students learn and study best.As with all texts in this series, Student Achievement Series: The Enduring Vision incorporates concise, to-the-point coverage; eliminates extraneous material; integrates pedagogy that reinforces key concepts; features a strong, supporting web component for review, testing, and assessment purposes; and provides students with real value for their educational dollar. Like the corresponding full-length version, Student Achievement Series: The Enduring Vision features an engaging narrative that integrates political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. The Enduring Vision was the first U.S. history survey to incorporate sustained attention to cultural history, and is also known for its innovative coverage of the West, public health, and the environment.
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Book details

List price: $174.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 10/29/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Neal Salisbury, Barbara Richmond 1940 Professor Emeritus in the Social Sciences (History), at Smith College, received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of MANITOU AND PROVIDENCE: INDIANS, EUROPEANS, AND THE MAKING OF NEW ENGLAND, 1500-1643 (1982), editor of THE SOVEREIGNTY AND GOODNESS OF GOD, by Mary Rowlandson (1997), and co-editor, with Philip J. Deloria, of THE COMPANION TO AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY (2002). With R. David Edmunds and Frederick E. Hoxie, he has written THE PEOPLE: A HISTORY OF NATIVE AMERICA (2007). He has contributed numerous articles to journals and edited collections and co-edits a book series, CAMBRIDGE STUDIES IN NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY. He is active in the fields of colonial and Native American history and has served as president of the American Society for Ethnohistory and on the Council of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture.

Nancy Woloch teaches history at Barnard College, Columbia University. Her books include "Women and the American Experience" and "Muller v. Oregon: A Brief History with Documents".