The American People: Creating A Nation And A Society: Concise Edition, Volume 1 by Gary B Nash

The American People: Creating A Nation And A Society: Concise Edition, Volume 1

byGary B Nash, Julie Roy Jeffrey, John R. Howe

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For courses in U.S. History

An accessible social history of the U.S.
The American People: Creating a Nation and a Society, Concise Edition examines U.S. history as revealed through the experiences of diverse Americans, both ordinary and extraordinary. With a thought-provoking and rich presentation, the authors explore the complex lives of Americans of all national origins and cultural backgrounds, at all levels of society, and in all regions of the country. Retaining the hallmark accessible narrative and eloquent prose of previous editions, the Eighth Edition offers new and updated content that engages students and ensures an up-to-date learning experience.

About The Author

Gary B. Nash received his Ph.D. from Princeton University. He is currently Director of the National Center for History in the Schools at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he teaches colonial and revolutionary American history. A former president of the Organization of American Historians, his scholarship is especially co...

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Title:The American People: Creating A Nation And A Society: Concise Edition, Volume 1Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 10.7 × 8.4 × 0.7 inPublished:March 1, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0134170008

ISBN - 13:9780134170008

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Table of Contents

1. Ancient America and Africa
2. Europeans and Africans Reach the Americas
3. Colonizing a Continent in the Seventeenth Century
4. The Maturing of Colonial Society
5. Bursting the Bonds of Empire
6. A People in Revolution
7. Creating a Nation
8. Currents of Change in the Northeast and the Old Northwest
9. Slavery and the Old South
10. Shaping America in the Antebellum Age
11. Moving West
12. The Union in Peril
13. The Civil War
14. The Union Reconstructed