American History

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  1. Book ImageFor The Record: A Documentary History

    David E. Shi, Holly A. Mayer

    Seventh Edition / Volume(s): 1

    For the Record features 264 primary-source selections—both textual and visual—drawn from a broad range of government documents, newspapers, speeches, letters, and novels. In the Seventh Edition, timely new selections on immigration allow students to better...More

  2. Book ImageFor The Record: A Documentary History

    David E. Shi, Holly A. Mayer

    Seventh Edition / Volume(s): 2

    For the Record features 264 primary-source selections—both textual and visual—drawn from a broad range of government documents, newspapers, speeches, letters, and novels. In the Seventh Edition, timely new selections on immigration allow students to better...More

  3. Book ImageFrederick Douglass, Slavery, and the Constitution, 1845

    Mark Higbee, James Brewer Stewart

    Reacting to the Past is an award-winning series of immersive role-playing games that actively engage students in their own learning. Students assume the roles of historical characters to practice critical thinking, primary source analysis, and both written and spoken argument. Reacting games are flexible enough to be used across the curriculum, from first-year general education classes and discussion sections of lecture classes to capstone experiences and honors programs.More

  4. Book ImageThese Truths: A History of the United States

    Jill Lepore

    In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian and New Yorker writer Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation, an urgently needed reckoning with the beauty and tragedy of American history.More

  5. Book ImageA Covert Action: Reagan, the CIA, and the Cold War Struggle in Poland

    Seth G. Jones

    The dramatic, untold story of one of the CIA’s most successful Cold War intelligence operations.More

  6. Book ImageForest Diplomacy: Cultures in Conflict on the Pennsylvania Frontier, 1757

    Nicolas W. Proctor

    Reacting to the Past is an award-winning series of immersive role-playing games that actively engage students in their own learning. Students assume the roles of historical characters to practice critical thinking, primary source analysis, and both written and spoken argument. Reacting games are flexible enough to be used across the curriculum, from first-year general education classes and discussion sections of lecture classes to capstone experiences and honors programs.More

  7. Book ImageNorthland: A 4,000-Mile Journey Along America's Forgotten Border

    Porter Fox

    A quest to rediscover America’s other border—the fascinating but little-known northern one.More

  8. Book ImageAmerica: The Essential Learning Edition

    David E. Shi

    Second Edition / Volume(s): One-Volume

    The essential framework for student success in American History.More

  9. Book ImageAmerica: The Essential Learning Edition

    David E. Shi

    Second Edition / Volume(s): 1 / Chapters 1-15

    The essential framework for student success in American History.More

  10. Book ImageAmerica: The Essential Learning Edition

    David E. Shi

    Second Edition / Volume(s): 2 / Chapters 15-30

    The essential framework for student success in American History.More

  11. Book ImageOceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War at Sea

    John Lehman

    A thrilling story of the Cold War, told by a former navy secretary on the basis of recently declassified documents.More

  12. Book ImageBroadway: A History of New York City in Thirteen Miles

    Fran Leadon

    An eye-opening history of Manhattan told through its most celebrated street.More

  13. Book ImageLexington and Concord: The Battle Heard Round the World

    George C. Daughan

    An award-winning historian reinterprets the battle that launched the American Revolution.More

  14. Book ImageThunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War

    Daniel J. Sharfstein

    “Beautifully wrought and impossible to put down, Daniel Sharfstein’s Thunder in the Mountains chronicles with compassion and grace that resonant past we should never forget.”—Brenda Wineapple, author of Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848–1877More

  15. Book ImageTo the Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice

    Michael K. Honey

    To the Promised Land helps us to remember King as a prophet for poor and working-class people, as we carry on that campaign against racism and poverty in our own times. A terrific book.” —Timothy B. Tyson, author of The Blood of Emmett TillMore

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