American 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 ImageTo the Promised Land: Martin Luther King and the Fight for Economic Justice

    Michael K. Honey

    “A remarkable achievement—a work of serious scholarship that is also eminently readable.”—Clayborne Carson, author of Martin’s DreamMore

  3. Book ImageThe Source: How Rivers Made America and America Remade Its Rivers

    Martin Doyle

    “An original and thought-provoking exploration of the sinuous course that water has carved through our economic and political landscape.” —Gerard Helferich, Wall Street JournalMore

  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 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

  6. 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 LGBTQ revolution—and its public and intimate moments in the 1960s and 70s—that lit a fire still burning today.More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Book ImageFault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974

    Kevin M. Kruse, Julian E. Zelizer

    Two award-winning historians explore the origins of a divided America.More

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. Book ImageAmerica: A Narrative History

    David E. Shi

    Eleventh Edition / Volume(s): 1

    Additional information is forthcoming.

  13. Book ImageAmerica: A Narrative History

    David E. Shi

    Eleventh Edition / Volume(s): 2

    The best-selling narrative history that students love to readMore

  14. Book ImageAmerica: A Narrative History

    David E. Shi

    Eleventh Edition / Volume(s): One-Volume

    The best-selling narrative history that students love to readMore

  15. Book ImageAmerica: A Narrative History

    David E. Shi

    Brief Eleventh Edition / Volume(s): One-Volume

    The best-selling narrative history that students love to readMore

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