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The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People, Concise, 7th Edition

  • Paul S. Boyer University of Wisconsin
  • Clifford E. Clark, Jr. Carleton College
  • Karen Halttunen University of Southern California
  • Sandra McNair Hawley San Jacinto College
  • Joseph F. Kett University of Virginia
  • Andrew Rieser State University of New York Dutchess Community College
  • Neal Salisbury Smith College
  • Harvard Sitkoff University of New Hampshire
  • Nancy Woloch Barnard College
  • ISBN-10: 1111838259  |  ISBN-13: 9781111838256
  • 880 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2006, 2002
  • © 2013 | Published
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Overview

THE ENDURING VISION, CONCISE EDITION, is an engaging narrative that 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 Seventh Edition brings the work fully up to date, and was carefully revised to create a sharper narrative. Chapters 26 through 29 have been reorganized to consolidate coverage of the Cold War, the civil rights movement, and the Vietnam War, so that each is addressed cohesively. Available in the following split options: THE ENDURING VISION, CONCISE Seventh Edition (Chapters 1-31); Volume 1: To 1877 (Chapters 1-16); Volume 2: From 1865 (Chapters 16-31).

Features and Benefits

  • THE ENDURING VISION'S focus on culture, the land, the West, Native American history, and environmental history helps students visualize and relate to the challenges different groups of people have faced throughout America's past.
  • To help students prepare for their reading, Focus Questions correspond to the major sections of the chapter and appear at the beginning of the chapter and at the start of each section.
  • To make sure students understand each chapter, Chapter Summary sections address and answer the Focus Questions in order. As a further pedagogical aid, each chapter includes Key Terms that appear in boldface in the text and in a box at the end of the chapter.

Table of Contents

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. The Crises of Reconstruction, 1865–1877.
17. The Transformation of the Trans-Mississippi West, 1860–1900.
18. The Rise of Industrial America, 1865–1900.
19. Immigration, Urbanization, and Everyday Life, 1860–1900.
20. Politics and Expansion in an Industrializing Age, 1877–1900.
21. The Progressive Era, 1900–1917.
22. Global Involvements and World War I, 1902–1920.
23. Coping with Change, 1920–1929.
24. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929–1939.
25. Americans and a World in Crisis, 1933–1945.
26. The Cold War Abroad and at Home, 1945–1960.
27. America at Midcentury, 1945-1961.
28. Liberalism, Civil Rights, and War in Vietnam, 1960-1975.
29. A Time of Upheaval, 1961–1980.
30. A Conservative Revival and the End of the Cold War, 1980-2000.
31. Global Dangers, Global Challenges, 2001 to the Present.

What's New

  • The Seventh Edition brings the narrative fully up to date, incorporating the major developments of recent years. The entire narrative was revised to create a sharper read.
  • All maps have been redesigned to be more visually dynamic and engaging. The photo program has also been refreshed.
  • Chapters 26-29 have been reorganized to consolidate coverage of the Cold War, the civil rights movement, and the Vietnam War, so that each is addressed cohesively.
  • The last few chapters of the text have been reorganized to put the events of recent years in context. The final chapter, 31, has been extensively revised and expanded to cover year 2000 to the present. Coverage includes the historic election of President Barack Obama, the severe economic recession, the invasion of Iraq, and the disputed 2000 election.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Paul S. Boyer

Paul S. Boyer, Merle Curti Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University. An editor of NOTABLE AMERICAN WOMEN, 1607-1950 (1971), he also co-authored SALEM POSSESSED: THE SOCIAL ORIGINS OF WITCHCRAFT (1974), for which, with Stephen Nissenbaum, he received the John H. Dunning Prize of the American Historical Association. His other works include URBAN MASSES AND MORAL ORDER IN AMERICA, 1820-1920 (1978), BY THE BOMB’S EARLY LIGHT: AMERICAN THOUGHT AND CULTURE AT THE DAWN OF THE ATOMIC AGE (1985), WHEN TIME SHALL BE NO MORE: PROPHECY BELIEF IN MODERN AMERICAN CULTURE (1992), and PROMISES TO KEEP: THE UNITED STATES SINCE WORLD WAR II (3e, 2003). He is also editor-in-chief of the OXFORD COMPANION TO UNITED STATES HISTORY (2001). His articles and essays have appeared in the “American Quarterly,” “New Republic,” and other journals. He has been a visiting professor at the University of California, Los Angeles; Northwestern University; and the College of William and Mary.

Clifford E. Clark, Jr.

Clifford E. Clark, Jr., M.A. and A.D. Hulings Professor of American Studies and professor of history at Carleton College, earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University. He has served as both the chair of the History Department and director of the American Studies program at Carleton. Clark is the author of HENRY WARD BEECHER: SPOKESMAN FOR A MIDDLE-CLASS AMERICA (1978), THE AMERICAN FAMILY HOME, 1800-1960 (1986), THE INTELLECTUAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY OF ANGLO-AMERICA SINCE 1789 in the GENERAL HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS SERIES, and, with Carol Zellie, NORTHFIELD: THE HISTORY AND ARCHITECTURE OF A COMMUNITY (1997). He also has edited and contributed to MINNESOTA IN A CENTURY OF CHANGE: THE STATE AND ITS PEOPLE SINCE 1900 (1989). A past member of the Council of the American Studies Association, Clark is active in the fields of material culture studies and historic preservation, and he serves on the Northfield, Minnesota, Historical Preservation Commission.

Karen Halttunen

Karen Halttunen, professor of history at the University of Southern California, earned her Ph.D. from Yale University. Her works include CONFIDENCE MEN AND PAINTED WOMEN: A STUDY OF MIDDLE-CLASS CULTURE IN AMERICA, 1830-1870 (1982) and MURDER MOST FOUL: THE KILLER AND THE AMERICAN GOTHIC IMAGINATION (1998). She edited THE BLACKWELL COMPANION TO AMERICAN CULTURAL HISTORY (2008) and co-edited, with Lewis Perry, MORAL PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN LIFE: NEW ESSAYS ON CULTURAL HISTORY (1998). As president of the American Studies Association and as vice-president of the Teaching Division of the American Historical Association, she has actively promoted K-16 collaboration in teaching history. She has held fellowships from the Guggenheim and Mellon Foundations, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Huntington Library, and the National Humanities Center, and has been principal investigator on several Teaching American History grants from the Department of Education.

Sandra McNair Hawley

Sandra McNair Hawley received her Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University. She co-authored the book GLOBAL POLITICS with Dean A. Minix and wrote numerous papers on US/Chinese relations, with a focus on popular culture portraits of Asia and their implications. She taught History at San Jacinto College for 18 years.

Joseph F. Kett

Joseph F. Kett, James Madison Professor of History at the University of Virginia, received his Ph.D. from Harvard University. His works include THE FORMATION OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL PROFESSION: THE ROLE OF INSTITUTIONS, 1780-1860 (1968), RITES OF PASSAGE: ADOLESCENCE IN AMERICA, 1790-PRESENT (1977), THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE UNDER DIFFICULTIES: FROM SELF-IMPROVEMENT TO ADULT EDUCATION IN AMERICA, 1750-1990 (1994), and THE NEW DICTIONARY OF CULTURAL LITERACY (2002), of which he is co-author. A former History Department chair at Virginia, he also has participated on the Panel on Youth of the President’s Science Advisory Committee, has served on the Board of Editors of the “History of Education Quarterly,” and is a past member of the Council of the American Studies Association.

Andrew Rieser

ANDREW RIESER, Professor of History at State University of New York, Dutchess Community College, received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He coedited the Dictionary of American History (third edition, 2002) and coauthored both the sixth and seventh editions of the concise volumes of The Enduring Vision (2010, 2013). Dr. Rieser is the author of The Chautauqua Moment: Protestants, Progressives, and the Culture of Modern Liberalism (2003) and other articles, chapters, and reviews in the field of U.S. cultural and intellectual history.

Neal Salisbury

Neal Salisbury, Barbara Richmond 1940 Professor Emeritus in the Social Sciences (History), at Smith College, received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of MANITOU AND PROVIDENCE: INDIANS, EUROPEANS, AND THE MAKING OF NEW ENGLAND, 1500-1643 (1982), editor of THE SOVEREIGNTY AND GOODNESS OF GOD, by Mary Rowlandson (1997), and co-editor, with Philip J. Deloria, of THE COMPANION TO AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY (2002). With R. David Edmunds and Frederick E. Hoxie, he has written THE PEOPLE: A HISTORY OF NATIVE AMERICA (2007). He has contributed numerous articles to journals and edited collections and co-edits a book series, CAMBRIDGE STUDIES IN NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY. He is active in the fields of colonial and Native American history and has served as president of the American Society for Ethnohistory and on the Council of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture.

Harvard Sitkoff

Harvard Sitkoff, Emeritus Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire, earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University. He is the author of A NEW DEAL FOR BLACKS (Thirtieth Anniversary Edition, 2009), THE STRUGGLE FOR BLACK EQUALITY (Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Edition, 2008), KING: PILGRIMAGE TO THE MOUNTAINTOP (2008), TOWARD FREEDOM LAND, THE LONG STRUGGLE FOR RACIAL EQUALITY IN AMERICA (2010), and POSTWAR AMERICA: A STUDENT COMPANION (2000); co-author of the National Park Service's RACIAL DESEGREGATION IN PUBLIC EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES (2000), and THE WORLD WAR II HOMEFRONT (2003); and editor of FIFTY YEARS LATER: THE NEW DEAL REEVALUATED (1984), A HISTORY OF OUR TIME (2012), and PERSPECTIVES ON MODERN AMERICA: MAKING SENSE OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (2001). His articles have appeared in the AMERICAN QUARTERLY, JOURNAL OF AMERICAN HISTORY, and JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN HISTORY, among others. A frequent lecturer at universities abroad, he has been awarded the Fulbright Commission's John Adams Professorship of American Civilization in the Netherlands and the Mary Ball Washington Professorship of American History in Ireland.

Nancy Woloch

Nancy Woloch received her Ph.D. from Indiana University. She is the author of WOMEN AND THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE (fifth edition, 2011), editor of EARLY AMERICAN WOMEN: A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY, 1600-1900 (second edition, 2002), and coauthor, with Walter LaFeber and Richard Polenberg, of THE AMERICAN CENTURY: A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES SINCE THE 1890S (seventh edition, 2013). She is also the author of MULLER V. OREGON: A BRIEF HISTORY WITH DOCUMENTS (1996). She teaches American History and American Studies at Barnard College, Columbia University.