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Book Details

  • Paperback
  • Bookstore's Wholesale Price: $54
  • January 2001
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-97699-1
  • 9.1 × 10.9 in / 800 pages
  • Volume(s): One-Volume
  • Territory Rights: Worldwide

The Essential America


Volume(s): One-Volume

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George Brown Tindall (Author, late of the University of North Carolina), David E. Shi (Author, Furman University), Thomas Lee Pearcy (Author, Slippery Rock University)


The Essential America is a fundamentals version of the Tindall/Shi narrative packaged in an eye-popping, four-color design.

The oversized page and double-column layout make the text accessible and highlight the book’s impressive art program. The text’s outstanding pedagogy keeps the central themes of the narrative in sight throughout.