American Vistas: Volume 1: 1607-1877

Paperback | January 1, 1995

EditorLeonard Dinnerstein, Kenneth T. Jackson

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Offering balanced and up-to-date coverage of America's social, political, and diplomatic past, this two-volume anthology of articles by nationally renowned scholars and journalists introduces readers to the excitement and diversity of American history. With fifteen new selections, the seventhedition has been substantially revised to examine such topics as the Salem witch trials, early American religious freedom, slavery, the Civil War, and ethnic violence in the West, as well as such prominent personalities as Theodore Roosevelt, Henry Ford, Harry Truman, and Walmart's SamWalton.

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Offering balanced and up-to-date coverage of America's social, political, and diplomatic past, this two-volume anthology of articles by nationally renowned scholars and journalists introduces readers to the excitement and diversity of American history. With fifteen new selections, the seventhedition has been substantially revised to ex...

Leonard Dinnerstein is at University of Arizona. Kenneth T. Jackson is at Columbia University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 7.99 × 5.31 × 0.67 inPublished:January 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195087836

ISBN - 13:9780195087833

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Table of Contents

1. Edmund S. Morgan: "The Puritans and Sex" 2. William McLoughlin: "Anne Hutchinson Reconsidered" 3. Roger Nichols: "Indians and Colonists in Virginia and New England" 4. Louis J. Kern: "Witchcraft, Sexuality, and the Cunning of Women in Salem" 5. Joan Rezner Gunderson: "The Double Bonds of Race and Sex" 6. Linda Grant DePauw: "Land of the Unfree" 7. Randolph Roth: "The Generation Conflict Reconsidered" 8. James A. Henrietta: "Society and Republicanism" 9. Patrick A. Carey: "American Catholics and the First Amendment"10. Jan Lewis: "The Republican Wife"11. Eldon L. Johnson: "The Dartmouth College Case"12. Ronald N. Satz: "Indian Policy in the Jacksonian Era"13. Thomas Dublin: "Women, Work, and Protest in the Early Lowell Mills"14. Robert Maddox: "Fifty-four Forty or Fight!"15. Joseph Conan Thompson: "Florida's Slave Codes"16. Nell Irvin Painter: "Race, Class, Gender in the Slave South"17. Paul Finkelman: "Slavery, the 'More Perfect Union,' and the Prairie State"18. Williamson Murray: "What Took the North So Long?"19. Eric Foner: "Reconstruction: A Reinterpretation"

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"As usual, the editors have selected excellent articles on a wide variety of topics. My students really 'get into' these articles in our class discussions."--Jerry Bower, University of Wisconsin, Richland