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MindTap® History, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Murrin/Hämäläinen/Johnson/Brunsman/McPherson/Fahs/Gerstle/Rosenberg/Rosenberg's Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Volume 2: Since 1863, 7th Edition

  • John M. Murrin Princeton University
  • Pekka Hämäläinen Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford
  • Paul E. Johnson University of South Carolina, Distinguished Professor Emeritus
  • Denver Brunsman George Washington University
  • James M. McPherson Princeton University, Emeritus
  • Alice Fahs University of California, Irvine
  • Gary Gerstle Vanderbilt University
  • Emily S. Rosenberg University of California, Irvine
  • Norman L. Rosenberg Macalester College
  • ISBN-10: 130540971X  |  ISBN-13: 9781305409712
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $80.00
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MindTap™ History for Murrin/Hämäläinen/Johnson/Brunsman/McPherson/Fahs/Gerstle/Rosenberg/Rosenberg's Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Volume 2: Since 1863, 7th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. MindTap History presents chapter-opening activities that introduce the chapter's themes in a compelling and visual way. Aplia™ critical thinking assignments include map-based and primary-source-based exercises and an exercise summarizing chapter content and themes. Assignable, gradable reflection activities, based on selections of music or pieces of art, are intended as brief writing assignments through which students apply a theme or idea they've just studied. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

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Setting the Scene – video.
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Reading Liberty, Equality, Power, 7E.
Reading Comprehension Quiz.
Aplia Critical Thinking Activity.
Reflection discussion/essay.

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MindTap™ History for Murrin/Hämäläinen/Johnson/Brunsman/McPherson/Fahs/Gerstle/Rosenberg/Rosenberg's Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, 7E is a personalized teaching experience with relevant assignments that guide students to analyze, apply, and improve thinking, allowing you to measure skills and outcomes with ease. Relevant readings, multimedia, and activities are designed to take students up the levels of learning from basic knowledge to analysis and application. Personalized teaching becomes yours through a Learning Path built with key student objectives and your syllabus in mind. Control what students see and when they see it. Analytics and reports provide a snapshot of class progress, time in course, engagement, and completion rates. Setting the Scene: Each chapter of the MindTap™ begins with a brief video that introduces the chapter's major themes in a compelling, visual way that encourages students to think critically about the subject matter. Aplia™: The Aplia™ Critical Thinking assignments include at least one map-based exercise, one primary source-based exercise, and an exercise summarizing the content and themes of the chapter. Reflection Activity: Every chapter ends with an assignable, gradable writing activity, either an essay or a discussion board, through which students can apply a theme or an idea they just studied. In Liberty, Equality, Power, 7E, the Reflection activities revolve around a musical selection or an art piece.

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MindTap® History, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Murrin/Hämäläinen/Johnson/Brunsman/McPherson/Fahs/Gerstle/Rosenberg/Rosenberg's Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Volume 1: To 1877  (ISBN-10: 1305409701 | ISBN-13: 9781305409705)

MindTap™ History for Murrin/Hämäläinen/Johnson/Brunsman/McPherson/Fahs/Gerstle/Rosenberg/Rosenberg's Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Volume 1: To 1877, 7E is a personalized teaching experience with relevant assignments that guide students to analyze, apply, and improve thinking, allowing you to measure skills and outcomes with ease. Relevant readings, multimedia, and activities are designed to take students up the levels of learning from basic knowledge to analysis and application. Personalized teaching becomes yours through a Learning Path built with key student objectives and your syllabus in mind. Control what students see and when they see it. Analytics and reports provide a snapshot of class progress, time in course, engagement, and completion rates. Setting the Scene: Each chapter of the MindTap™ begins with a brief video that introduces the chapter's major themes in a compelling, visual way that encourages students to think critically about the subject matter. Aplia™: The Aplia™ Critical Thinking assignments include at least one map-based exercise, one primary source-based exercise, and an exercise summarizing the content and themes of the chapter. Reflection Activity: Every chapter ends with an assignable, gradable writing activity, either an essay or a discussion board, through which students can apply a theme or an idea they just studied. In Liberty, Equality, Power, 7E, the Reflection activities revolve around a musical selection or an art piece.

List Price = $80.00  | CengageBrain Price = $80.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $80.00

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MindTap® History, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Murrin/Hämäläinen/Johnson/Brunsman/McPherson/Fahs/Gerstle/Rosenberg/Rosenberg's Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People  (ISBN-10: 1305408993 | ISBN-13: 9781305408999)

MindTap™ History for Murrin/Hämäläinen/Johnson/Brunsman/McPherson/Fahs/Gerstle/Rosenberg/Rosenberg's Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, 7th Edition provides you with the tools you need to better manage your limited time -- you can complete assignments whenever and wherever you are ready to learn with course material specially customized for you by your instructor and streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface. With an array of resources, tools, and apps -- including Aplia™ critical thinking activities that give you experience working with maps and primary sources, reflection writing activities related to music or art, flashcards, note taking, and more -- you'll get a true understanding of course concepts, helping you to achieve better grades and setting the groundwork for your future courses. Access to this product is valid for 12 months of usage.

List Price = $124.00  | CengageBrain Price = $124.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $124.00

MindTap® History, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Murrin/Hämäläinen/Johnson/Brunsman/McPherson/Fahs/Gerstle/Rosenberg/Rosenberg's Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Volume 1: To 1877  (ISBN-10: 1305409701 | ISBN-13: 9781305409705)

MindTap™ History for Murrin/Hämäläinen/Johnson/Brunsman/McPherson/Fahs/Gerstle/Rosenberg/Rosenberg's Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Volume 1: To 1877, 7th Edition provides you with the tools you need to better manage your limited time -- you can complete assignments whenever and wherever you are ready to learn with course material specially customized for you by your instructor and streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface. With an array of resources, tools, and apps -- including Aplia™ critical thinking activities that give you experience working with maps and primary sources, reflection writing activities related to music or art, flashcards, note taking, and more -- you'll get a true understanding of course concepts, helping you to achieve better grades and setting the groundwork for your future courses. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

List Price = $80.00  | CengageBrain Price = $80.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $80.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

John M. Murrin

John M. Murrin studies American colonial and revolutionary history and the early republic. He has edited one multivolume series and five books, including two essay collections−COLONIAL AMERICA: ESSAYS IN POLITICS AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, Sixth Edition (2010), and SAINTS AND REVOLUTIONARIES: ESSAYS IN EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY (1984). His own essays cover topics ranging from ethnic tensions, the early history of trial by jury, the emergence of the legal profession, the Salem witch trials, and the political culture of the colonies and the new nation to the rise of professional baseball and college football in the nineteenth century. He served as president of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic in 1998−1999.

Pekka Hämäläinen

Pekka Hämäläinen is the Rhodes Professor of American history at Oxford University. A specialist in early American, Native American, borderlands, and environmental history, he is the author of THE COMANCHE EMPIRE (2008), which won multiple awards, including the Bancroft Prize, the Merle Curti Award, the Norris and Hundley Award, the William P. Clements Prize, and the Caughey Western History Association Prize. His writings have appeared in the AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW, the JOURNAL OF AMERICAN HISTORY, HISTORY AND THEORY, the WILLIAM AND MARY QUARTERLY, and the WESTERN HISTORICAL QUARTERLY. He is currently working on a project on nomadic empires in world history, which is funded by the European Research Council.

Paul E. Johnson

A specialist in early national social history, Paul E. Johnson is the author of THE EARLY AMERICAN REPUBLIC, 1789–1829 (2006); SAM PATCH, THE FAMOUS JUMPER (2003); and A SHOPKEEPER'S MILLENNIUM: SOCIETY AND REVIVALS IN ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, 1815–1837, 25th Anniversary Edition (2004). In addition, he is coauthor (with Sean Wilentz) of THE KINGDOM OF MATTHIAS: SEX AND SALVATION IN 19TH-CENTURY AMERICA (1994) and is editor of AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHRISTIANITY: ESSAYS IN HISTORY (1994). He was awarded the Merle Curti Prize of the Organization of American Historians (1980), the Richard P. McCormack Prize of the New Jersey Historical Association (1989), and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities (1985–1986), the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation (1995), the Gilder Lehrman Institute (2001), and the National Endowment for the Humanities We the People Fellowship (2006-2007).

Denver Brunsman

Denver Brunsman writes on the politics and social history of the American Revolution, the early American republic, and the British Atlantic world. His book THE EVIL NECESSITY: BRITISH NAVAL IMPRESSMENT IN THE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ATLANTIC WORLD (2013) received the Walker Cowen Memorial Prize for outstanding work in eighteenth-century studies in the Americas and Atlantic world. He also is an editor of THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION READER (2013) and COLONIAL AMERICA: ESSAYS IN POLITICS AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, Sixth Edition (2011), among other works. His honors include year-long research fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities at the Newberry Library, Chicago; the Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, University of Michigan; and the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania. He teaches an annual course on “George Washington and His World,” which meets at Washington's Mount Vernon estate.

James M. McPherson

James M. McPherson is a distinguished Civil War historian. He won the 1989 Pulitzer Prize for his book BATTLE CRY OF FREEDOM: THE CIVIL WAR ERA. His other publications include MARCHING TOWARD FREEDOM: BLACKS IN THE CIVIL WAR, Second Edition (1991); ORDEAL BY FIRE: THE CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION, Third Edition (2001); ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND THE SECOND AMERICAN REVOLUTION (1991); FOR CAUSE AND COMRADES: WHY MEN FOUGHT IN THE CIVIL WAR (1997), which won the Lincoln Prize in 1998; CROSSROADS OF FREEDOM: ANTIETAM (2002); HALLOWED GROUND: A WALK AT GETTYSBURG (2003); and TRIED BY WAR: ABRAHAM LINCOLN AS COMMANDER IN CHIEF (2008), which won the Lincoln Prize for 2009. Professor McPherson served as president of the American Historical Association (2003-2004).

Alice Fahs

Alice Fahs is a specialist in American cultural history of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Her book THE IMAGINED CIVIL WAR: POPULAR LITERATURE OF THE NORTH AND SOUTH, 1861–1865 (2001) was a finalist in 2002 for the Lincoln Prize. Together with Joan Waugh, she published the edited collection THE MEMORY OF THE CIVIL WAR IN AMERICAN CULTURE (2004). She also edited Louisa May Alcott's HOSPITAL SKETCHES (2004), an account of Alcott's nursing experiences during the Civil War first published in 1863. Fahs's most recent book is OUT ON ASSIGNMENT: NEWSPAPER WOMEN AND THE MAKING OF MODERN PUBLIC SPACE (2011). Her honors include an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship and a Gilder Lehrman Fellowship, as well as fellowships from the American Antiquarian Society, the Newberry Library, and the Huntington Library.

Gary Gerstle

Gary Gerstle is the Paul Mellon Professor of American History at the University of Cambridge. He previously taught at Princeton University, the Catholic University of America, the University of Maryland, and Vanderbilt University. A historian of the twentieth-century United States, he is the author, coauthor, and coeditor of six books and the author of nearly 35 articles. His books include WORKING-CLASS AMERICANISM: THE POLITICS OF LABOR IN A TEXTILE CITY, 1914–1960 (1989); AMERICAN CRUCIBLE: RACE AND NATION IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (2001), winner of the Saloutos Prize for the best work in immigration and ethnic history; THE RISE AND FALL OF THE NEW DEAL ORDER, 1930–1980 (1989); and RULING AMERICA: WEALTH AND POWER IN A DEMOCRACY (2005). A new book on the principles underlying the use of public power in America from the Revolution to the present will soon be published by Princeton University Press. He has served on the board of editors of the Journal of American History and the American Historical Review. His honors include a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, the Harmsworth Visiting Professorship of American History at the University of Oxford, and membership in the Society of American Historians.

Emily S. Rosenberg

Emily Rosenberg specializes in U.S. foreign relations in the twentieth century and is the author of SPREADING THE AMERICAN DREAM: AMERICAN ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL EXPANSION, 1890–1945 (1982); FINANCIAL MISSIONARIES TO THE WORLD: THE POLITICS AND CULTURE OF DOLLAR DIPLOMACY (1999), which won the Ferrell Book Award; A DATE WHICH WILL LIVE: PEARL HARBOR IN AMERICAN MEMORY (2004); and TRANSNATIONAL CURRENTS IN A SHRINKING WORLD, 1870–1945 (2014). Her other publications include (with Norman L. Rosenberg) IN OUR TIMES: AMERICA SINCE 1945, Seventh Edition (2003), and numerous articles dealing with foreign relations in the context of international finance, American culture, and gender ideology. She has served on the board of the Organization of American Historians, on the board of editors of the American Historical Review, and as president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.

Norman L. Rosenberg

Norman L. Rosenberg specializes in legal history with a particular interest in legal culture and First Amendment issues. His books include PROTECTING THE 'BEST MEN': AN INTERPRETIVE HISTORY OF THE LAW OF LIBEL (1990) and (with Emily S. Rosenberg) IN OUR TIMES: AMERICA SINCE 1945, Seventh Edition (2003). He has published articles in Rutgers Law Review, UCLA Law Review, Constitutional Commentary, Law and History Review, and many other journals and law-related anthologies.