America Past & Present Single Volume Edition Primary
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Dodał/a książkę:Wojciech Polak
The Primary Sources Edition of America Past and Present integrates the social and political dimensions of American history into one rich chronological narrative and includes two to three primary sources per chapter with critical thinking questions for each source. Writing in a lively narrative style to tell the story of all Americans-elite and ordinary, women and men, rich and poor, white majority and minorities-the authors, six active, publishing, and award-winning historians, bring history to life for introductory students.This Primary Source Edition provides two to three primary sources per chapter, tied to the chapter's content, with critical thinking questions for each source -- at no additional cost to your students! Placed at the end of the book and organized according to the Table of Contents, these questions are perforated, so students can tear them out and hand them in as assignments. Integrates political, diplomatic, social, cultural, and economic history into one rich chronological narrative, which tells the story of all Americans, white, black, Native American, Hispanic, women, politicians, business leaders, and everyday people. Chapter-opening vignettes highlight chapter themes and reveal historys human dimension, capturing the attention of students and leading them to consider the relevance of history in everyday life. Feature Essays-one per chapter-offer in-depth examinations of high-interest topics and encourage students to explore further the individuals, events, and themes discussed in the chapter. "Law and Society" essays offer detailed discussions of significant, provocative legal cases in U.S. history. Using excerpts from the trial transcript and reports of media coverage about the case, essays examine the impact on U.S. society and ask students to explore the relevance of the legal cases to contemporary life. "A Look at the Past" photographs of material culture artifacts show students the kinds of evidence historians use to understand and interpret the past. Extended captions include analytical questions that encourage students to identify and reflect on the historical significance of the object pictured. End-of-chapter "Recommended Readings" highlight the most recent works of significant historical scholarship. Suggested Web sites direct students to online resources. Multimedia Edition CD-ROM includes the entire text of America Past and Present, 7/e, along with all of the text's maps and figures. The CD-ROM also features primary sources, study questions, and video clips, mapping workbook exercises, and an atlas to engage students and encourage active learning.