Author: William Bruce Wheeler, Genre: History, Total Page: 367, Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division, ISBN: 0618011587

[The book] provides students with the opportunity to "do" history, examining and evaluating primary-source evidence as a historian would. The authors present a ... six-step process to guide investigation and provide insight into American history. [This book] is designed to fit a one-semester American history survey class. It includes topics from colonial to contemporary history, as well as a wide range of types of historical evidence, such as statistical tables, advertisements, courtroom testimonials, diaries, and oral histories. -Back cover.

Author: William Bruce Wheeler, Genre: History, Total Page: 352, Publisher: Cengage Learning, ISBN: 1305630424

This primary source reader in the popular DISCOVERING series contains a six-part pedagogical framework that guides students through the process of historical inquiry and explanation. The text emphasizes historical study as interpretation rather than memorization of data. Each chapter is organized around the same pedagogical framework: The Problem, Background, The Method, The Evidence, Questions to Consider, and Epilogue. Volume 1 of the Eighth Edition integrates new documents and revised coverage throughout. For example, there are new chapters on creation stories and culture in colonial America, the transition to racial slavery in Virginia, women’s rights, and Civil War nurses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Author: William Bruce Wheeler, Genre: History, Total Page: 400, Publisher: Cengage Learning, ISBN: 1305630432

This primary source reader in the popular DISCOVERING series contains a six-part pedagogical framework that guides students through the process of historical inquiry and explanation. The text emphasizes historical study as interpretation rather than memorization of data. Each chapter is organized around the same pedagogical framework: The Problem, Background, The Method, The Evidence, Questions to Consider, and Epilogue. Volume II of the Eighth Edition integrates new documents and revised coverage throughout. For example, there are new chapters on the controversial decision to flood the Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite in the early twentieth century, and the rise of the religious right in the late twentieth century. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Author: Paul A. Cohen, Genre: History, Total Page: 316, Publisher: Columbia University Press, ISBN: 9780231151924

Originally published: New York: Columbia University Press, 1984.

Author: Patricia Morton, Genre: History, Total Page: 337, Publisher: University of Georgia Press, ISBN: 9780820317571

As Patricia Morton notes in her historiographical introduction, Discovering the Women in Slavery continues the advances made, especially over the last decade, in understanding how women experienced slavery and shaped slavery history. In addition, the collection illuminates some emancipating new perspectives and methodologies. Throughout, the contributors pay close attention - over time and place - to variations, differences, and diversity regarding issues of gender and sex, race and ethnicity, and class. They draw on such qualitative sources as letters, novels, oral histories, court records, and local histories as well as quantitative sources like census data and parish records

Author: , Genre: History, Total Page: 400, Publisher: Readers Digest, ISBN: UOM:39015029107169

The personal side of American history is revealed in a collection of anecdotes featuring the designer of Lincoln Logs, the Real McCoy, explanations of unusual customs, and a bonus guide to historic sites

Author: McGraw-Hill Education, Genre: History, Total Page: 1072, Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education, ISBN: 0076599396

Author: James W. Loewen, Genre: Education, Total Page: 464, Publisher: Simon and Schuster, ISBN: 9780743296281

Criticizes the way history is presented in current textbooks, and suggests a fresh and more accurate approach to teaching American history.

Author: Carl M. Cannon, Genre: History, Total Page: 400, Publisher: Twelve, ISBN: 9781455542284

Forget what you were taught in seventh grade-this riveting book takes readers down American history's back alleys and side streets. From the arrival of the Mayflower through the 2016 election, On This Date explores five hundred years of American history, revealing a compelling tale for each day in the calendar year. Drawing from Carl M. Cannon's popular RealClearPolitics' "Morning Note," On This Date is focused on fascinating -- and sometimes unknown -- stories behind specific dates in U.S. history: What inspired Abraham Lincoln to grow his famous beard, what Dwight Eisenhower really thought about playing football against the great Jim Thorpe, the legal grounds for the first American divorce, who wrote "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" -- and who profited from it. Colorful yet authoritative, On This Date debunks some popular myths and celebrates America's forgotten heroes.

Author: David Miller, Genre: Political Science, Total Page: 274, Publisher: Routledge, ISBN: 9781351242639

Regions are difficult to govern – coordinating policies across local jurisdictional boundaries in the absence of a formal regional government gives rise to enormous challenges. Yet some degree of coordination is almost always essential for local governments to effectively fulfill their responsibilities to their citizens. State and local governments have, over time, awkwardly, and with much experimenting, developed common approaches to regional governance. In this revolutionary new book, authors David Miller and Jen Nelles offer a new way to conceptualize those common approaches: Regional Intergovernmental Organizations (RIGOs) that bring together local governments to coordinate policies across jurisdictional boundaries. RIGOs are not governments themselves, but as Miller and Nelles demonstrate, they do have a measure of political authority that allows them to quietly and sometimes almost invisibly work to further regional interests and mitigate cross-boundary irritations. Providing a new conceptual framework for understanding how regional decision-making has emerged in the U.S., this book will provoke a new and rich era of discussion about American regionalism in theory and practice. Discovering American Regionalism will be a future classic in the study of intergovernmental relations, regionalism, and cross-boundary collaboration.