Offers students insight into how diverse communities and different regions have shaped America's past. For the two-semester U.S. history survey course. Out of Many, brief edition, reveals the ethnic, geographical and ecomic diversity of the United States by examining the individual, the community and the state and placing a special focus on the country's regions, particularly the West. Each chapter helps students understand the textured and varied history that has produced the increasing complexity of America. This book is the abridged version of Out of Many, seventh edition. Teaching and Learning Experience Personalize Learning-The new MyHistoryLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking- Seeing History images and critical thinking questions help students use visual culture to make sense of the past. Engage Students- Each chapter begins with an American Communities feature that shows how the events discussed in the chapter affected particular communities for a well-rounded understanding of American history. Support Instructors- MyHistoryLab, ClassPrep, an Instructor's Manual, MyTest and PowerPoints. Note: MyHistoryLab does t come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyHistoryLab at extra charge, please visit www.MyHistoryLab.com or use the following (VP ISBN-10: 020513453X, VP ISBN-13: 9780205134533)
John Mack Faragher John Mack Faragher is an Arthur Unobskey professor of American history and the director of the Howard R. Lamar Center for the Study of Frontiers and Borders at Yale University. Born in Arizona and raised in southern California, he received his B.A. at the University of California, Riverside, and his Ph.D. at Yale University. He is the author of Women and Men on the Overland Trail (1979), Sugar Creek: Life on the Illinois Prairie (1986), Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer (1992), The American West: A New Interpretive History (2000) and A Great and Noble Scheme: The Tragic Story of the Expulsion of the French Acadians from their American Homeland (2005). Mari Jo Buhle Mari Jo Buhle is a William R. Kenan, Jr. University professor emerita of American civilization and history at Brown University specializing in American women's history. She received her B.A. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is the author of Women and American Socialism, 1870-1920 (1981) and Feminism and Its Discontents: A Century of Struggle with Psychoanalysis (1998). She is also the co-editor of the Encyclopedia of the American Left (second edition, 1998). Buhle held a fellowship (1991-1996) from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. She is currently an honorary fellow of the history department at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Daniel Czitrom Daniel Czitrom is a professor of history at Mount Holyoke College. Born and raised in New York City, he received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Binghamton and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is the author of Media and the American Mind: From Morse to McLuhan (1982), which won the First Books Award of the American Historical Association and has been translated into Spanish and Chinese. He is the co-author of Rediscovering Jacob Riis: Exposure Journalism and Photography in Turn of the Century New York (2008). He has served as a historical consultant and been featured as an on-camera commentator for several documentary film projects, including the PBS productions New York: A Documentary Film, American Photography: A Century of Images and The Great Transatlantic Cable. He is currently writing New York Exposed: How a Gilded Age Police Scandal Shocked the Nation and Launched the Progressive Era (Oxford). Susan H. Armitage Susan H. Armitage is a professor of history and women's studies emerita at Washington State University, where she was a Claudius O. and Mary R. Johnson distinguished professor. She earned her Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Among her many publications on western women's history are three co-edited books, The Women's West (1987), So Much To Be Done: Women on the Mining and Ranching Frontier (1991) and Writing the Range: Race, Class, and Culture in the Women's West (1997). She served as editor of the feminist journal Frontiers from 1996 to 2002. Her most recent publication, co-edited with Laurie Mercier, is Speaking History: Oral Histories of the American Past, 1865-Present (2009).
Daniel J. Czitrom, John Mack Faragher, Mari Jo Buhle, Susan H. Armitage
Pearson Education (US)
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History: Textbooks & Study Guides
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