Of the People: A History of the United States, Volume I: To 1877 by James Oakes

Of the People: A History of the United States, Volume I: To 1877

byJames Oakes, Michael McGerr, Jan Ellen Lewis

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Of the People presents a balance of social, political, and cultural history in a chronological sequence. It traces the history of America - its people, places, and ideals - and unfolds the story of American democracy, carefully marking how this country's evolution has been anything butcertain from its complex beginnings to its modern challenges.

About The Author

James Oakes is a professor at CUNY Graduate Center. Michael McGer is a professor at Indiana University-Bloomington. Jan Ellen Lewis is professor and Dean at Rutgers University, Newark. Nick Cullather is a professor at Indiana University-Bloomington. Jeanne Boydston is a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Mark Summers is ...

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Title:Of the People: A History of the United States, Volume I: To 1877Format:PaperbackDimensions:624 pages, 9.21 × 6.5 × 1.18 inPublished:December 25, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190254866

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Table of Contents

1. Worlds in Motion, 1450-15502. Colonial Outposts, 1550-16503. The English Come to Stay, 1600-16604. Continental Empires, 1660-17205. The Eighteenth-Century World, 1700-17756. Conflict in the Empire, 1713-17747. Creating a New Nation, 1775-17888. Contested Republic, 1789-18009. A Republic in Transition, 1800-181910. Jacksonian Democracy, 1820-184011. Reform and Conflict, 1820-184812. Manifest Destiny, 1836-184813. The Politics of Slavery, 1848-186014. A War for Union and Emancipation, 1861-186515. Reconstructing a Nation, 1865-1877

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"Of the People is innovative, student-friendly and intellectually engaging." --Linda D. Tomlinson, Fayetteville State University