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A People and a Nation: A History of the United States

  • Authors:Mary Beth NortonCarol SheriffDavid W. BlightHoward Chudacoff
  • Publisher:Cengage Learning
  • Category:Book
  • List Price: $252.95
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  • Seller:L.santos
  • Sales Rank:64,232
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Hardcover
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:9
  • Pages:1072
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):5.1
  • Dimensions (in):10.9 x 8.8 x 1.5
  • Publication Date:January 1, 2011
  • ISBN:0495915254
  • EAN:9780495915256
  • ASIN:0495915254
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Features:
  • Global perspective on American history is incorporated throughout the text: "Links to the World" essays help readers make connections between U.S. history and the history of the greater world.
  • Coverage of the diversity of America's people: By examining differences within the broad ethnic categories and paying attention to immigration, cultural and intellectual infusions from around the world, and America's growing religious diversity, the Ninth Edition strengthens and integrates the discussion of diversity throughout the narrative.
  • "Legacy for a People and a Nation" essays, one in each chapter, offer compelling and timely answers to students who question the relevance of historical study by exploring the historical roots of contemporary topics. New subjects of this feature are P.T. Barnum's Publicity Stunts (Chapter 11); Moral Reformers' Abstinence Campaigns (Chapter 12); Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address (Chapter 15); National Parks (Chapter 17); and Children and Mass-Produced Toys (Chapter 18).
  • Global perspective on American history is incorporated throughout the text. "Links to the World" essays help you make connections between U.S. history and the history of the greater world.
  • Coverage of the diversity of America's people: By examining differences within the broad ethnic categories and by paying attention to immigration, cultural and intellectual infusions from around the world, and America's growing religious diversity, the Ninth Edition strengthens and integrates the discussion of diversity throughout the narrative.


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Synopsis
A PEOPLE AND A NATION is a best-selling text offering a spirited narrative that tells the stories of all people in the United States. The authors' attention to race and racial identity and their inclusion of everyday people and popular culture brings history to life, engaging readers and encouraging them to imagine what life was really like in the past.

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