America: A Narrative History : Study Guide

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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 B. Tindall, Kenan Professor of History Emeritus at the University of North Carolina, is one of the country's most distinguished professors of American history. He is the author of many books, including South Carolina Negroes, 1877-1900; the award-winning Emergence of the New South, 1913-1945; The Disruption of the Solid South; and The Ethnic Southerners. David E. Shi is president and professor of history at Furman University. He was the Frontis W. Johnston Professor of History at Davidson College for over a decade. His four books highlight his expertise in American culture: Mathew Josephson, Bourgeois Bohemian; The Simple Life: Plain Living and High Thinking in American Culture; In Search of the Simple Life: American Voices, Past and Present; and Facing Facts: Realism in American Thought and Culture.

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