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

Paperback | December 25, 2015

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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.
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

ISBN - 13:9780190254865

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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