6 edition of introduction to American history found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Alice M. Atkinson.|
|LC Classifications||D103 .A82 1914|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 303 p.|
|Number of Pages||303|
|LC Control Number||15001842|
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In this Very Short Introduction, eminent legal scholar G. Edward White - author of the ongoing, multi-volume Law in American History - offers a compact overview that sheds light on the impact of law on a number of key social issues. Rather than offer a straight chronological history, the audiobook instead traces important threads woven. That was how the authors of the “Negro Motorist Green Book” ended the introduction to their edition. In the pages that followed, they provided a rundown of hotels, guest houses, service.
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American History: A Very Short Introduction is a panoramic history of the United States, one that covers virtually every topic of importance--and yet can be read in a single day.
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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading An Introduction to American : $ This volume in Oxford's A Very Short Introduction series offers a concise, readable narrative of the vast span of American history, from the earliest human migrations to the early twenty-first century when the United States loomed as a global power and comprised a complex multi-cultural society of more than million people.
The narrative is organized around major interpretive themes, with. This book provides a sweeping and nuanced history of Asian Americans, revealing how and why the perception of Asian immigrants changed over time. Asian migrants, in large part Chinese, arrived in significant numbers on the West Coast during the s and s to work in gold mining and on introduction to American history book construction of the transcontinental s: 2.
The goal is to rewrite the narrative of American History to include all people. Smithsonian American Women is the result of that work. More than Smithsonian scholars combed the collection to identify objects and artifacts that document some of the most compelling and complex stories of American women, and their lasting impact on the nation.
Introduction; Confronting the National Debt: The Aftermath of the French and Indian War; The Stamp Act and the Sons and Daughters of Liberty; The Townshend Acts and Colonial Protest; The Destruction of the Tea and the Coercive Acts; Disaffection: The First Continental Congress and American Identity; Key Terms; Summary; Review Questions; Critical Thinking Questions.
Introduction to American History, Volume 1 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. U.S. History is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of most introductory courses. The text provides a balanced approach to U.S. history, considering the people, events, and ideas that have shaped the United States from both the top down (politics, economics, diplomacy) and bottom up (eyewitness accounts, lived experience).
American History: A Very Short Introduction provides its reader with as comprehensive a look at American political, social and cultural history as is possible in under small pages (the standard format for the "Very Short Introduction" series, whose books are not only short but small as well) and in a well written manner/5(42).
American History: A Very Short Introduction spans the earliest migrations to the present looking at the United States's failures to live up to its oft-stated ideals. The establishment of the North American colonies had very different meanings for colonists, native peoples, and enslaved Africans.
The late nineteenth century saw industrial expansion, appalling conditions, and an exploited labor. In American Political History: A Very Short Introduction, Donald Critchlow takes on this contradiction between Yet the country's national politics have historically included all those features.
In American Political History: A Very Short Introduction, Donald Critchlow takes on this contradiction between original theory and actual practice/5. An Introduction to American History.
Discover the people, events, and philosophies that forged the America of today. History & Culture. American History Basics Important Historical Figures Key Events U.S. Presidents Native American History American Revolution America Moves Westward. History papers are not mystery novels.
Historians WANT and NEED to give away the ending immediately. Their conclusions—presented in the introduction—help the reader better follow/understand their ideas and interpretations. In other words, an introduction is a MAP that lays out “the trip the author is going to take [readers] on” and thus.
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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(90). Book Description Atkinson, Alice M. (Alice Minerva), b. Much of the material has been drawn from the author's earlier book, "European beginnings of American history." As in that work English history has been made the basis of the narrative wherever possible.
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