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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. Available in the following split options: THE ENDURING VISION, Eighth Edition Complete, Volume 1: To 1877, and Volume 2: Since 1865.
- The eighth edition incorporates new scholarship throughout the book, with updated bibliographies for each chapter.
- The design has been enhanced to provide improved readability with new colors and font treatments. The eighth edition also features a variety of new photos, as well as updates to select maps.
- Chronologies are now conveniently located at the beginning of every chapter to help set a chronological framework for students as they begin to read.
- Based on the popularity of the "Going to the Source" feature introduced in the previous edition, the eighth edition offers additional "Going to the Source" selections online.
- "Going to the Source" is a one-page excerpt of a primary source, highlighting issues related to the environment and the land. These appear throughout each chapter with analysis questions to serve as review. A rich selection of primary documents from speeches, diaries, and other writings are included.
- "Beyond America--Global Interactions" illustrated essays explore the worldwide context of key developments in American history, including the Panic of 1837, and Slavery as a Global Institution.
- "Technology and Culture" essays demonstrate the importance of these two forces in American history. Topics include Public Sanitation in Philadelphia, and Guns and Gun Culture.
1. Native Peoples of America, to 1500.
2. The Rise of the Atlantic World, 1400-1625.
3. The Emergence of Colonial Societies, 1625-1700.
4. The Bonds of Empire, 1660-1750.
5. Roads to Revolution, 1750-1776.
6. Securing Independence, Defining Nationhood, 1776-1788.
7. Launching the New Republic, 1788-1800.
8. America at War and Peace, 1801-1824.
9. The Transformation of American Society, 1815-1840.
10. Democratic Politics, Religious Revival, and Reform, 1824-1840.
11. Technology, Culture, and Everyday Life, 1840-1860.
12. The Old South and Slavery, 1830-1860.
13. Immigration, Expansion, and Sectional Conflict, 1840-1848.
14. From Compromise to Secession, 1850-1861.
15. Crucible of Freedom: Civil War, 1861-1865.
16. Reconstruction and Resistance, 1865-1877.
Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.
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