This Land: A History of the United States, Volume 1 by Philip J. DeloriaThis Land: A History of the United States, Volume 1 by Philip J. Deloria

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

byPhilip J. Deloria, Patricia Nelson Limerick, Jack N. Rakove

Paperback | August 1, 2003

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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.
Philip J. Deloria is professor of history and director of the Program in American Culture at the University of Michigan. His book, Playing Indian (1998), won an outstanding book award form the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights. He coedited (with Neal Salisbury) the Blackwell Companion to American Indian History (2002;...
Title:This Land: A History of the United States, Volume 1Format:PaperbackDimensions:552 pages, 10.1 × 8.1 × 1 inPublished:August 1, 2003Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1881089703

ISBN - 13:9781881089704

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Table of Contents

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.