A boxed gift edition of the best single-volume history of the United States.With its engaging narrative style and its richness of anecdote and detail, this complete history of our country - including over 300 illustrations and 100 maps - continues to delight readers. From presidencies and battles to the culture of everyday life, this is a compelling history of the American experience, animated by human characters, informed by analysis and social texture, and guided by the unfolding of events. It is a story in the best sense, the story of the land and the people, from the pre-Columbian experience of the Native Americans through the trials and tragedies of colonization, revolution, and civil war, to the modern era of world wars and global economies, up through the Clinton administration. This book is a must-read - and a marvelous gift - for all lovers of history. Over 300 illustrations and 100 maps
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George Brown Tindall spent many years on the faculty of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He was an award-winning historian of the South with a number of major books to his credit, including The Emergence of the New South.
David Emory Shi is a professor of history and the president emeritus of Furman University. He is the author of several books on American cultural history, including the award-winning The Simple Life: Plain Living and High Thinking in American Culture and Facing Facts: Realism in American Thought and Culture, 1850–1920.
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Book Description W. W. Norton & Company, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. New in new dust jacket. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. Product in box. 1856 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Bookseller Inventory # 754299
Book Description W. W. Norton & Company, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0393048578