Print this page Share

American Voices, Volume 2: Readings in History and Literature

ISBN: 978-1-881089-05-6
448 pages
July 1992, ©1992, Wiley-Blackwell
American Voices, Volume 2: Readings in History and Literature (1881089053) cover image


Eighteen full and lengthy selections from Margaret Leech, Helen Hunt Jackson, Edward Bellamy, Frederick Jackson Turner, Andy Adams, Jane Addams, Lincoln Steffens, Plunkitt of Tammany Hall, Upton Sinclair, Sinclair Lewis, John Dos Passos, Ruth McKenney, John Steinbeck, Henry Roth, Ralph Ellison, the Port Huron Statement, the Walker Report, and Greil Marcus.
See More

Table of Contents

1. Margaret Leech, Arrival of a Westerner (1941).

2. Helen Hunt Jackson, A Century of Dishonor (1881).

3. Edward Bellamy, Looking Backward, 2000-1887 (1888).

4. Frederick Jackson Turner, The Significance of the Frontier in American History (1893).

5. Andy Adams, The Log of a Cowboy (1903).

6. Jane Addams, A Modern Lear (1912).

7. Lincoln Steffens, Philadelphia: Corrupt and Contented (1904).

8. Plunkitt of Tammany Hall (1905).

9. Upton Sinclair, The Jungle (1906).

10. Sinclair Lewis, Main Street (1920).

11. John Dos Passos, U.S.A. (1937).

12. Ruth McKenney, Industrial Valley (1939).

13. John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath (1939).

14. Henry Roth, Call It Sleep (1934).

15. Ralph Ellison, A Blacks Education (1947).

16. Students for a Democratic Society, The Port Huron Statement (1962).

17. Daniel Walker, The Walker Report (1968).

18. Greil Marcus, Elvis: Presliad (1976).

See More

Author Information

The late Robert D. Marcus was Professor of History at SUNY, Brockport, from 1983-2000.
See More

Related Titles

Back to Top