Author: Paul S. Boyer, Genre: History, Total Page: , Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division, ISBN: 0395890403

U.S. history text combing social, cultural, political and economic history.

Author: Paul Johnson, Genre: History, Total Page: 1104, Publisher: Harper Collins, ISBN: 9780061952135

"The creation of the United States of America is the greatest of all human adventures," begins Paul Johnson. "No other national story holds such tremendous lessons, for the American people themselves and for the rest of mankind." In his prize-winning classic, Johnson presents an in-depth portrait of American history from the first colonial settlements to the Clinton administration. This is the story of the men and women who shaped and led the nation and the ordinary people who collectively created its unique character. Littered with letters, diaries, and recorded conversations, it details the origins of their struggles for independence and nationhood, their heroic efforts and sacrifices to deal with the 'organic sin’ of slavery and the preservation of the Union to its explosive economic growth and emergence as a world power. Johnson discusses contemporary topics such as the politics of racism, education, the power of the press, political correctness, the growth of litigation, and the influence of women throughout history. He sees Americans as a problem-solving people and the story of their country as "essentially one of difficulties being overcome by intelligence and skill, by faith and strength of purpose, by courage and persistence... Looking back on its past, and forward to its future, the auguries are that it will not disappoint humanity." Sometimes controversial and always provocative, A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE is one author’s challenging and unique interpretation of American history. Johnson’s views of individuals, events, themes, and issues are original, critical, and in the end admiring, for he is, above all, a strong believer in the history and the destiny of the American people.

Author: Austin Cooke, Genre: Religion, Total Page: 732, Publisher: Teach Services, ISBN: 1479600962

The book of Revelation begins with a promise: "Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written in it; for the time is near" (Rev. 1:3). God calls us to faithfully study His Word and understand the truths about where we have been, where we are, and where we are going so that we may stand firm in these last days. "An Enduring Vision: Revelation Revealed" is an in-depth, verse-by-verse exposition of the book of Revelation. An avid student of the Bible, history, and Spirit of Prophecy, Pastor Austin Cooke thoroughly examines Revelation in light of history and presents a solid interpretation of prophecy based on Bible truth, drawing from sources that date back to the 1700s all the way to recent publications, including current media. This book will engage you with its in-depth study of history, amaze you as to the accuracy of God's prophecies, and inspire you to be ready for the second advent of Jesus.

Author: Paul S. Boyer, Genre: History, Total Page: , Publisher: , ISBN: 0618419322

Author: Harold Gilliam, Genre: History, Total Page: 252, Publisher: Gibbs Smith, ISBN: STANFORD:36105000383914

Author: Paul S. Boyer, Genre: History, Total Page: 592, Publisher: Cengage Learning, ISBN: 9781285605876

THE ENDURING VISION's engaging narrative integrates political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. Known for its focus on the environment and the land, the text is also praised for its innovative coverage of cultural history, public health and medicine, and the West--including Native American history. The eighth edition incorporates new scholarship throughout, and includes a variety of new photos. Based on the popularity of the Going to the Source feature, which was introduced in the previous edition, additional Going to the Source selections are offered online in the eighth edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Author: Rick Joyner, Genre: Religion, Total Page: 272, Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers, ISBN: 9780768491333

Nothing Hollywood has ever produced can compare with the reality of the true Christian life! There is nothing as exciting, fulfilling, or compelling as getting to know your God and King. An Enduring Vision: A 50-Day Journey is a call to arms for the 21st century Church—an exhortation to live in the power and glory He promised! Steeped in biblical truth and peppered with historical and personal perspectives, this richly spiritual, yet practical book is full of insight and revelation that will nourish your spirit day by day. Best-selling author Rick Joyner presents powerful teaching nuggets that enrich daily meditation and provide new heights of spiritual growth. Inspiring and motivating topics include: - Go to Heaven, Now - Freedom - Climbing the Mountain of God - Caught Between Heaven and Earth - Tough Love Day 50—Charting Your Course Into the Future—gives you the boost to jump into the rest of your life. The true Christian life is the greatest adventure and the most glorious quest that you will ever know on earth. Concluding each day are three food-for-thought sections designed to deepen your love for God, stir your hunger for more of Him, and frame your foundation on the solid rock of His truth.

Author: Geoffrey R. Stone, Genre: LAW, Total Page: 241, Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA, ISBN: 9780190938208

From 1953 to 1969, the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Earl Warren brought about many of the proudest achievements of American constitutional law. The Warren declared racial segregation and laws forbidding interracial marriage to be unconstitutional; it expanded the right of citizens to criticize public officials; it held school prayer unconstitutional; and it ruled that people accused of a crime must be given a lawyer even if they can't afford one. Yet, despite those and other achievements, conservative critics have fiercely accused the justices of the Warren Court of abusing their authority by supposedly imposing their own opinions on the nation. As the eminent legal scholars Geoffrey R. Stone and David A. Strauss demonstrate in Democracy and Equality, the Warren Court's approach to the Constitution was consistent with the most basic values of our Constitution and with the most fundamental responsibilities of our judiciary. Stone and Strauss describe the Warren Court's extraordinary achievements by reviewing its jurisprudence across a range of issues addressing our nation's commitment to the values of democracy and equality. In each chapter, they tell the story of a critical decision, exploring the historical and legal context of each case, the Court's reasoning, and how the justices of the Warren Court fulfilled the Court's most important responsibilities. This powerfully argued evaluation of the Warren Court's legacy, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the end of the Warren Court, both celebrates and defends the Warren Court's achievements against almost sixty-five years of unrelenting and unwarranted attacks by conservatives. It demonstrates not only why the Warren Court's approach to constitutional interpretation was correct and admirable, but also why the approach of the Warren Court was far superior to that of the increasingly conservative justices who have dominated the Supreme Court over the past half-century.

Author: Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier, Genre: History, Total Page: 247, Publisher: NYU Press, ISBN: 9781479801381

Chronicles the sweeping history of the storied Henry Street Settlement and its enduring vision of a more just society On a cold March day in 1893, 26-year-old nurse Lillian Wald rushed through the poverty-stricken streets of New York’s Lower East Side to a squalid bedroom where a young mother lay dying—abandoned by her doctor because she could not pay his fee. The misery in the room and the walk to reach it inspired Wald to establish Henry Street Settlement, which would become one of the most influential social welfare organizations in American history. Through personal narratives, vivid images, and previously untold stories, Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier chronicles Henry Street’s sweeping history from 1893 to today. From the fights for public health and immigrants’ rights that fueled its founding, to advocating for relief during the Great Depression, all the way to tackling homelessness and AIDS in the 1980s, and into today—Henry Street has been a champion for social justice. Its powerful narrative illuminates larger stories about poverty, and who is “worthy” of help; immigration and migration, and who is welcomed; human rights, and whose voice is heard. For over 125 years, Henry Street Settlement has survived in a changing city and nation because of its ability to change with the times; because of the ingenuity of its guiding principle—that by bridging divides of class, culture, and race we could create a more equitable world; and because of the persistence of poverty, racism, and income disparity that it has pledged to confront. This makes the story of Henry Street as relevant today as it was more than a century ago. The House on Henry Street is not just about the challenges of overcoming hardship, but about the best possibilities of urban life and the hope and ambition it takes to achieve them.

Author: Paul S. Boyer, Genre: History, Total Page: 592, Publisher: Cengage Learning, ISBN: 1337113778

THE ENDURING VISION's engaging narrative integrates political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. Known for its focus on the environment and the land, the text is also praised for its innovative coverage of cultural history, public health and medicine, and the West -- including Native American history. The ninth edition incorporates new scholarship throughout, includes a variety of new photos, and brings the discussion fully up to date with coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.