ISBN-10:
0393618471
ISBN-13:
9780393618471
Pub. Date:
03/01/2016
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
America: The Essential Learning Edition and For the Record

America: The Essential Learning Edition and For the Record

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Overview

An essential narrative of American history, with a focus on core learning objectives in the text and online.

Lively yet concise, The Essential Learning Edition of America blends Shi and Tindall’s unrivalled narrative style with innovative pedagogy to help students understand major historical developments and strengthen critical interpretive skills. Online adaptive learning tools enhance and assess students’ mastery of the core objectives from the text.

For the Record: A Documentary History features nearly 250 primary source selections, both textual and visual, drawn from a broad range of government documents, newspapers, speeches, letters, novels, and images. A revised table of contents reflects the structure, organization, and emphasis on the culture of daily life found within America: A Narrative History, Tenth Edition, for which editor David Shi also serves as the author. The Sixth Edition’s selections are heavily informed by instructor feedback, resulting in a text rich with the pieces that historians prefer to assign, and, at just $10 net additional per volume when packaged with any edition of America, For the Record is available at an unbeatable value.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393618471
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 03/01/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 864
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

David Emory Shi is a professor of history and the president emeritus of Furman University. He is the author of several books on American cultural history, including the award-winning The Simple Life: Plain Living and High Thinking in American Culture and Facing Facts: Realism in American Thought and Culture, 1850–1920.

George Brown Tindall spent many years on the faculty of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He was an award-winning historian of the South with a number of major books to his credit, including The Emergence of the New South.

Holly Mayer is associate professor of history, Chair of the History Department, and Director of the Historical Studies Graduate Program at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Holly’s Ph.D. is from the College of William and Mary. Her research field is late eighteenth-century America, and she is especially interested in civil-military relations during the War for Independence and the evolution of American character and culture. Her monograph , Belonging to the Army: Camp Followers and Community during the American Revolution (1996) is a path-breaking study of the Continental Army as a community.

David Emory Shi is a professor of history and the president emeritus of Furman University. He is the author of several books on American cultural history, including the award-winning The Simple Life: Plain Living and High Thinking in American Culture and Facing Facts: Realism in American Thought and Culture, 1850–1920.

Erik Anderson (San Antonio College, Texas) teaches American history and is involved with the Honors Academy. He also serves as the academic liaison with the Travis Early College High School program at San Antonio College. Anderson earned his doctorate at Brown University

Jonathan Lee (San Antonio College, Texas) served on the American Historical Association/Lumina Tuning Project and educational commissions in the state of Texas to establish discipline-wide historical learning outcomes. He received the “Most Inspirational Professor” award from Phi Theta Kappa Beta Nu. He is the coordinator of the Honors Academy at San Antonio College.

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