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This Land: A History of the United States, Volume 1

This Land: A History of the United States, Volume 1

Philip J. Deloria, Patricia Nelson Limerick, Jack N. Rakove, David Burner

ISBN: 978-1-881-08970-4

Aug 2003, Wiley-Blackwell

552 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$72.95

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Designed for teachers and students of the United States history survey course who prefer a larger measure of social history content, along with all the vital materials in political, diplomatic, legal, and economic history.

This four-color text is written by four major American historians. Its dramatic, clear prose, aimed at beginning college students, tells the nation's story in a way they will both feel and reflect on. It is a full length, standard-sized textbook that provides a coherent narrative rich in relating history, accomplishing its goals in slightly under a thousand pages of highly readable text, not including the appendices and comprehensive index.

Accompanied by abundant ancillary materials: maps, charts, tables, and separate student workbook.

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Origins and Beginnings: Doondari.

Contact: The Black Death.

The English Colonies: Sighting Land in New England.

Growing British, Becoming American: The Middle Passage.

British Blunders and American Rage: Pope’s Day in Boston.

Winning Independence: Pulling Down the King.

Constituting the National Republic: Philadelphia.

Jefferson and His Agricultural Republic: The Lewis and Clark Expedition.

The Seaboard and Inland Frontier: The Ice King: Frederic Tudor.

A Nation at Work: Labor, Transportation, and the Economy: Charles Dickens in America.

Perfectionism, 1800-1850: The Shakers.

An Empire for Slavery: Jackson’s Inauguration.

Toward Disunion: Cholera!.

The Civil War: Southern Honor: A Cause of the Civil War?.

Reconstructing the South: Landscape of Confederate Defeat.

Appendix.

Index.