ISBN-10:
0393924459
ISBN-13:
9780393924459
Pub. Date:
10/28/2003
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
For the Record: A Documentary History of America: From Reconstruction through Contemporary Times / Edition 2

For the Record: A Documentary History of America: From Reconstruction through Contemporary Times / Edition 2

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Overview

Intended as a supplementary text for American history survey courses, this volume contains selected primary source documents—most presented in their entirety. Chapter introductions describe each historical period, and each document is introduced by a headnote and followed by review questions. Volume one covers the period from first contact through Reconstruction. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393924459
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 10/28/2003
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 454
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(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.

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.

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