The American Promise: A Concise History, Volume 2
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The American Promise: A Concise History, Volume 2 : From 1865

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The American Promise: A Concise History is a brief, affordable text with a clear political, chronological narrative that makes teaching and learning American history a snap. This brief book includes a full-color map and art program, robust boxed feature program, and comprehensive supplement options. Enhanced with a wealth of digital content in LaunchPad, the seventh edition provides easily assignable options for instructors and novel ways for students to master the content. LaunchPad is integrated with LearningCurve, an adaptive online resource that helps students retain the material and come to class prepared.
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  • Paperback | 624 pages
  • 185 x 229 x 20mm | 839g
  • English
  • 6th ed.
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1319042740
  • 9781319042745

About University James L Roark

James L. Roark (Ph.D., Stanford University) is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of American History at Emory University. In 1993, he received the Emory Williams Distinguished Teaching Award, and in 2001 2002 he was Pitt Professor of American Institutions at Cambridge University. He has written Masters without Slaves: Southern Planters in the Civil War and Reconstruction and coauthored Black Masters: A Free Family of Color in the Old South with Michael P. Johnson. Michael P. Johnson (Ph.D., Stanford University) is professor of history at Johns Hopkins University. His publications include Toward a Patriarchal Republic: The Secession of Georgia; Abraham Lincoln, Slavery, and the Civil War: Selected Speeches and Writings; and Reading the American Past: Selected Historical Documents, the documents reader for The American Promise. He has also coedited No Chariot Let Down: Charleston s Free People of Color on the Eve of the Civil War with James L. Roark.

Patricia Cline Cohen (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley) is professor of history at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she received the Distinguished Teaching Award in 2005 2006. She has written A Calculating People: The Spread of Numeracy in Early America and The Murder of Helen Jewett: The Life and Death of a Prostitute in Nineteenth-Century New York, and she has coauthored The Flash Press: Sporting Male Weeklies in 1840s New York. Sarah Stage (Ph.D., Yale University) has taught U.S. history at Williams College and the University of California, Riverside, and she was visiting professor at Beijing University and Szechuan University. Currently she is professor of Women s Studies at Arizona State University. Her books include Female Complaints: Lydia Pinkham and the Business of Women s Medicine and Rethinking Home Economics: Women and the History of a Profession."
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