History

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  1. 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

  2. Book ImageThe Prince: A Norton Critical Edition

    Niccolò Machiavelli, Wayne A. Rebhorn

    Third Edition

    “A highly-readable translation and very inclusive selection of critical responses, making this the best edition of the text for an undergraduate readership.”  —Christian M. Billing, University of Hull  “It is quite thorough for one semester, and bears up well for ongoing study. This is a very well-thought-out concept for such a seminal work.  It more than meets the requirements for my upper-level undergraduate courses.”  —Jeff Steele, Principia CollegeMore

  3. Book ImageChaucer's People: Everyday Lives in Medieval England

    Liza Picard

    The Middle Ages re-created through the cast of pilgrims in The Canterbury Tales.More

  4. Book ImageGirl in Black and White: The Story of Mary Mildred Williams and the Abolition Movement

    Jessie Morgan-Owens

    The riveting, little-known story of Mary Mildred Williams—a slave girl who looked “white”—whose photograph transformed the abolitionist movement.More

  5. Book ImageManual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future

    Kate Brown

    A chilling exposé of the international effort to minimize the health and environmental consequences of nuclear radiation in the wake of Chernobyl.More

  6. Book ImageArmy of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

    Paul Scharre

    “A tour de force of the future of war technology.… A highly readable journey through the world of robots on the battlefield and beyond.”—P.W. Singer, author of Wired for War and Ghost FleetMore

  7. Book ImageLove and Resistance: Out of the Closet into the Stonewall Era

    Roxane Gay, Jason Baumann, Kay Tobin Lahusen, Et Al.

    More than one hundred vivid photographs of the LGBT revolution—and its public and intimate moments in the 1960s and 70s—that lit a fire still burning today.More

  8. Book ImageAmerica's Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today

    Pamela Nadell

    A groundbreaking history of how Jewish women maintained their identity and influenced social activism as they wrote themselves into American history.More

  9. Book ImageBehemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World

    Joshua B. Freeman

    “Freeman’s rich and ambitious Behemoth depicts a world in retreat that still looms large in the national imagination.… More than an economic history, or a chronicle of architectural feats and labor movements.”—Jennifer Szalai, New York TimesMore

  10. Book ImageSeparate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America's Journey from Slavery to Segregation

    Steve Luxenberg

    A myth-shattering narrative of how a nation embraced "separation" and its pernicious consequences.More

  11. Book ImageBluff City: The Secret Life of Photographer Ernest Withers

    Preston Lauterbach

    The little-known story of an iconic photographer, whose work captured—and influenced—a critical moment in American history.More

  12. Book ImageCræft: An Inquiry Into the Origins and True Meaning of Traditional Crafts

    Alexander Langlands

    “Hypnotic.… [Langlands] begins to see not just the beauty of an object.… but the deeper purpose for which each has been created.” —New York TimesMore

  13. Book ImageWorlds Together, Worlds Apart with Sources

    Elizabeth Pollard, Clifford Rosenberg, Robert Tignor, Et Al.

    Concise Second Edition / Volume(s): One-Volume

    A streamlined and simplified global historyMore

  14. Book ImageWorlds Together, Worlds Apart with Sources

    Elizabeth Pollard, Clifford Rosenberg, Robert Tignor, Et Al.

    Concise Second Edition / Volume(s): 1

    A streamlined and simplified global historyMore

  15. Book ImageWorlds Together, Worlds Apart with Sources

    Elizabeth Pollard, Clifford Rosenberg, Robert Tignor, Et Al.

    Concise Second Edition / Volume(s): 2

    A streamlined and simplified global historyMore

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