The Brief American Pageant: A History Of The Republic, Volume I: To 1877

The Brief American Pageant: A History Of The Republic, Volume I: To 1877

The Brief American Pageant: A History of the Republic, Volume I: To 1877

If you think American history can't be entertaining, think again. THE BRIEF AMERICAN PAGEANT presents a concise and vivid chronological narrative, focusing on the central themes and great public debates that have dominated American history. Colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and the text's trademark wit keep you engaged and make learning America's history an exciting and lively experience. Focus questions, chapter outlines and summaries, and marginal glossaries ensure that you understand and retain the material.

About the Author
David M. Kennedy received his Ph.D. from Yale University. He is the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History Emeritus and co-director of The Bill Lane Center for the Study of the North American West at Stanford University. His first book, BIRTH CONTROL IN AMERICA: THE CAREER OF MARGARET SANGER, was honored with both the Bancroft Prize and the John Gilmary Shea Prize. He has won numerous teaching awards at Stanford, where he teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in American political, diplomatic, intellectual, and social history, and in American literature. Dr. Kennedy published a volume in the OXFORD HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, FREEDOM FROM FEAR: THE...

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