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America Past and Present, Volume I: Chapters 1-16 (6th Edition)

by Robert A. Divine

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I used this during my years in college and it definitely was helpful. It provides a healthy overview of American history. Of course it does not go in depth, but that's because it is a textbook. It's a great reference and starting off point. ( )
  Angelic55blonde | Apr 3, 2008 |
This is a new, revised edition of the survey text of American History up to the Civil War / Reconstruction. This is a good book but it suffers from lack of balance. ( )
  AlexTheHunn | Jul 25, 2007 |
This textbook is very liberal in its presentation of American history. While I personally agree with the interpretations, I feel it is not objective enough for me to use in class. Or, if I did use this work, I would certainly offset it with other perspectives. ( )
  AlexTheHunn | Jul 25, 2007 |
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With its careful balance of the social and political dimensions of the American past, America Past and Present, Sixth Edition, Volume One helps readers grasp the scope and the complexity of American history to 1877. This book integrates political, diplomatic, social, cultural and economic history into one rich narrative that tells the story of all Americans-whites, blacks, Native Americans, Hispanics, women, politicians, business leaders, and the everyday person on the street. For anyone interested in American history to 1877.

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