4 edition of Perspectives on the American Past found in the catalog.
by D.C. Heath
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||400|
The book has been reformatted so that the online and electronic versions are easier to read and navigate. The second edition has consistent page numbering in the electronic and print versions. • Chapter Order Because the second edition of the book has grown to 19 chapters, the book has been divided into two Size: KB. Perspectives on Milwaukee's Past. A stimulating variety of approaches to the history of a distinctive Midwestern city. In this volume, a diverse group of scholars explores key themes in the distinctive history of Milwaukee, from settlement to the present, both in terms of the area's internal development and its comparative standing with other Great Lakes cities.
Western Civilization A Global and Comparative Approach Book Summary: Featuring the one author, one voice approach, this text is ideal for instructors who do not wish to neglect the importance of non-Western perspectives on the study of the past. The book is a brief, affordable presentation providing a coherent examination of the past from ancient times to the present. Book by Meriiam, Sharan B., Courtenay, Bradley, C., & Cervero, Ronald, M. Review by Heather T. Zeng Career Counselor Miami, Florida Global Issues and Adult Education: Perspectives from Latin American, Southern Africa, and the United States is a collection of writings by thirty-eight Houle Scholars.
New Perspectives in English and American Studies. Volume One: Literature contains a selection of papers delivered at 14th International Conference on English and American Literature and Language, an international event organized every three years by the Institute of English Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland. The editors . June 5, Crashing the Gates. The influence of WASPs (white anglo-saxon protestants) on American society is explored by Robert Christopher in his new.
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Perspectives on the American Past helps students understand the significance that diversity plays in historical analysis. Combined to discourage either/or approaches to history, the selections instead provoke complex and critical thinking by students/5(2). Discovering the Women in Slavery is a collection of fourteen original essays on women's experiences of slavery in America, researched and written from gender- and women-focused perspectives.
The essays discuss not only slave women, but also plantation and slaveholding mistresses and free women of color, in contexts ranging from the colonial era to the Civil War Format: Paperback.
This book was part of a larger series, Critical Perspectives on the Past, which was edited by Susan Porter Benson, Stephen Brier, and Roy Rosenzweig. It was also edited for the American Historical Association which is made up of American historians across the country/5(3).
A collection of primary source materials and original essays, Perspectives on American Book History is the first text designed for the growing number of courses in American print culture, as well as a unique supplement for courses in American literature and history. It seeks to fill the void that has developed as the expanding history of the book has moved out of.
Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Katz, Stanley Nider. New perspectives on the American past. Boston, Little, Brown .
The latest issue of the American Historical Review features articles on immigration, environmental, and architectural history. Advocacy Briefs. Devon Reich | In latethe AHA pushed to protect historians across career levels. E-Book & PDF Versions.
Tweets by AHAhistorians. Michael Gedaliah Kammen was a professor of American cultural history at Cornell University. He won the Pulitzer Prize (History, ) for his book, People of Paradox: An Inquiry Concerning the Origins of American Civilization/5(13).
American Denominational History: Perspectives on the Past, Prospects for the Future Religion & American Culture: Editor: Keith Harper: Contributors: Sean Michael Lucas, Paul William Harvey, Barry Hankins, Margaret Bendroth, Jennifer L.
Woodruff Tait, Amy Koehlinger, David J. Whittaker, Randall J Stephens: Publisher: University of Alabama Press. Teach book history. Students can experience the past by handling rare books and understanding their history.
Teaching book history will be the topic of SHARP's affiliate panel at the AHA annual meeting. Remember the book itself. Vander Meulen stresses that book history should focus on the physical qualities of the book.
Placing value in perspective?a rich primary source collection at a truly exceptional value. Perspectives from the Past: Primary Sources in Western Civilizations features a diverse range of primary sources for analysis, offering a total of classic and contemporary documents of varying length.
The Sixth Edition’s table of contents has been reorganized to mirror Western. Discovering the Women in Slavery is a collection of fourteen original essays on women's experiences of slavery in America, researched and written from gender- and women-focused perspectives. The essays discuss not only slave women, but also plantation and slaveholding mistresses and free women of color, in contexts ranging from the colonial era to the Civil War.
The New American History (Critical Perspectives On The Past) Eric Foner Originally released in"The New American History", edited for the American Historical Association by Eric Foner, has become an indispensable volume for teachers and students.
The essays in this book analyze significant perspectives of the recent past in American philosophy; they represent some of the major trends of this period. Alfred North Whitehead is included with the recent American philosophers since his major philosophic ideas were fully developed in thisBrand: Springer Netherlands.
In the Past Lane: Historical Perspectives on American Culture Michael Kammen, Author Oxford University Press, USA $35 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. This book contains the six Patten Lectures presented by Tyler at Indiana University in In the lectures, he examines education in the United States and identifies some of the continuing problems, some of the reforms, and some of the needs and possibilities that lie ahead for education.
The volume represents an eyewitness history of U.S. education sincebased. In his classic book, The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion (), Mircea Eliade suggested that humanity has always sought to designate physical locations as either sacred—to be held reverent and exceptional, to be approached with respect and awe—or secular depending on the type of experiences that have taken and are intended to take.
"Perspectives in American History " was published fromand from A listing of each volume's contents appears below.
TABLE OF CONTENTS PERSPECTIVES IN AMERICAN HISTORY VOLUME I- Much of American history tends to get reduced to the same overly familiar narratives, so it's always useful to take in different perspectives that shed new light on the nation's past.
For those looking for more challenging and provocative historical accounts, here are, in no particular order, thirteen fascinating books that reveal sides of the. Perspectives on Politics seeks to provide a space for broad and synthetic discussion within the political science profession and between the profession and the broader scholarly and reading publics.
Such discussion necessarily draws on and contributes to the scholarship published in the more specialized journals that dominate our discipline. Sacred Records: Perspectives on the Records That Have Shaped Sports History by Echlin, Greg and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.
A glance at the past and present of the Negro Terrell, a Washington, D.C., resident and an African American minister, hails the Declaration of Independence and the Emancipation Proclamation as the greatest events in US and African American history, reviews slavery and its impact upon African Americans, and discusses current problems, such as racial hatred and the demand for .Saying that the book is no longer a business model in itself, Roger Casas-Alatriste insists on a transmedial approach for publishers.
China Bestsellers January Educational Boosts in Tough Times. Febru The January charts for book sales in China strongly reflect the reading recommendations of the national education system.During the past decade readers and writers of history have been intrigued, to an unprecedented degree, by three large and perplexing issues.
One involves the nature of historians' personal commitments or concerns, and consequently the possible limits of their objectivity in reconstructing and understanding the past, especially in the realm of motives, beliefs, and .