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  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin College Division
  • Release : 01 August 1999
  • ISBN : 0618011587
  • Page : 367 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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[The book] provides students with the opportunity to "do" history, examining and evaluating primary-source evidence as a historian would. The authors present a ... six-step process to guide investigation and provide insight into American history. [This book] is designed to fit a one-semester American history survey class. It includes topics from colonial to contemporary history, as well as a wide range of types of historical evidence, such as statistical tables, advertisements, courtroom testimonials, diaries, and oral histories. -Back cover.

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Discovering the American Past

Discovering the American Past
  • Author : William Bruce Wheeler,Susan D. Becker
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin College Division
  • Release Date : 1999-08-01
  • ISBN : 0618011587
DOWNLOAD BOOKDiscovering the American Past

[The book] provides students with the opportunity to "do" history, examining and evaluating primary-source evidence as a historian would. The authors present a ... six-step process to guide investigation and provide insight into American history. [This book] is designed to fit a one-semester American history survey class. It includes topics from colonial to contemporary history, as well as a wide range of types of historical evidence, such as statistical tables, advertisements, courtroom testimonials, diaries, and oral histories. -Back cover.

Discovering the American Past: A Look at the Evidence, Volume I: To 1877

Discovering the American Past: A Look at the Evidence, Volume I: To 1877
  • Author : William Bruce Wheeler,Lorri Glover
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2016-01-01
  • ISBN : 1305630424
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This primary source reader in the popular DISCOVERING series contains a six-part pedagogical framework that guides students through the process of historical inquiry and explanation. The text emphasizes historical study as interpretation rather than memorization of data. Each chapter is organized around the same pedagogical framework: The Problem, Background, The Method, The Evidence, Questions to Consider, and Epilogue. Volume 1 of the Eighth Edition integrates new documents and revised coverage throughout. For example, there are new chapters on creation stories and

Discovering the American Past: A Look at the Evidence, Volume II: Since 1865

Discovering the American Past: A Look at the Evidence, Volume II: Since 1865
  • Author : William Bruce Wheeler,Lorri Glover
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2016-01-01
  • ISBN : 1305630432
DOWNLOAD BOOKDiscovering the American Past: A Look at the Evidence, Volume II: Since 1865

This primary source reader in the popular DISCOVERING series contains a six-part pedagogical framework that guides students through the process of historical inquiry and explanation. The text emphasizes historical study as interpretation rather than memorization of data. Each chapter is organized around the same pedagogical framework: The Problem, Background, The Method, The Evidence, Questions to Consider, and Epilogue. Volume II of the Eighth Edition integrates new documents and revised coverage throughout. For example, there are new chapters on the controversial

Discovering History in China

Discovering History in China
  • Author : Paul A. Cohen
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 9780231151924
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Originally published: New York: Columbia University Press, 1984.

Discovering America's Past

Discovering America's Past
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Readers Digest
  • Release Date : 1993
  • ISBN : UOM:39015029107169
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The personal side of American history is revealed in a collection of anecdotes featuring the designer of Lincoln Logs, the Real McCoy, explanations of unusual customs, and a bonus guide to historic sites

Discovering the Women in Slavery

Discovering the Women in Slavery
  • Author : Patricia Morton
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 1996-01-01
  • ISBN : 9780820317571
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As Patricia Morton notes in her historiographical introduction, Discovering the Women in Slavery continues the advances made, especially over the last decade, in understanding how women experienced slavery and shaped slavery history. In addition, the collection illuminates some emancipating new perspectives and methodologies. Throughout, the contributors pay close attention - over time and place - to variations, differences, and diversity regarding issues of gender and sex, race and ethnicity, and class. They draw on such qualitative sources as letters, novels,

Lies My Teacher Told Me

Lies My Teacher Told Me
  • Author : James W. Loewen
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2007-10-16
  • ISBN : 9780743296281
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Criticizes the way history is presented in current textbooks, and suggests a fresh and more accurate approach to teaching American history.

Discovering Our Past: A History of the United States Student Edition (print only)

Discovering Our Past: A History of the United States Student Edition (print only)
  • Author : McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
  • Release Date : 2015-07-17
  • ISBN : 0076599396
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